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Speaker Don Hirst’s career as a war photographer and journalist began when he took a photo of military police with a prisoner that was widely used in media coverage of the 1968 Tet Offensive.

A snapshot in history

Posted on February 10, 2016 at 10:46 am

“My story about Tet is a worm’s eye view,” Speaker Don Hirst said at the beginning of his recent lecture on the Tet Offensive.  Hirst gave a first person account of the events of  January 31, 1968 when forces of the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese People’s Army...
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