Vets Remember -- Joe Bee Xiong, Capt. Xiong & Capt. Chang

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    Vets Remember -- Joe Bee Xiong, Capt. Xiong & Capt. Chang

    Post by Davdub on March 7th 2010, 9:05 pm

    This is a Memorable Documentary Video of our loving brother JOE BEE XIONG, The 1st Hmong to be elected 2X City Council at Large in the State of Wisconsin. Joe Bee passed away on April 31, 2007 of heart attack while visiting his native country Laos.
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    Re: Vets Remember -- Joe Bee Xiong, Capt. Xiong & Capt. Chang

    Post by Davdub on March 7th 2010, 9:14 pm


    Sad note: Joe Bee Xiong, 45, who is featured in this episode, died on Saturday, March 31, 2007, while visiting Laos. Xiong had recently been treated for heart related health issues, and family members believe he died of a heart attack. Xiong, who served two terms on the City Council in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, was the first Hmong elected to a city council in the United States. "Vets Remember" is an oral history about war and military service. Joe Bee Xiong, Captain Xiong and Captain Chang talk about helping the United States in the Vietnam War. Hosted by Craig Yamauchi, who is a Vietnam vet and retired from the U.S. Army. To Purchase the entire two-part program, (Part One runs 59:45), contact the producer, Chippewa Valley Community Television at (715) 839-5067 or www.cvctv.org. Community Television is a 503 (c) charitable educational organization. CVCTV has more than 28 "Vets Remember" episodes available for purchase.
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