Between 1981 and 1990, five Vietnamese-American journalists were killed in what the FBI suspected was a string of political assassinations. Unlike other violent attacks against journalists, these murders garnered relatively little attention. The FBI came to believe that an organization headed by former South Vietnamese military officers, known as the National United Front for the Liberation of Vietnam, was responsible for this terror campaign. But not a single arrest was ever made. Now, a ProPublica/Frontline investigation has unearthed new evidence tying members of the Front to some of the murders. But we know there is more to this story. ProPublica reporter A.C. Thompson explains.
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