June 2013

"Golf" Company at Hue: It Was Supposed to Be a "Piece a Cake"

Volume 96, Issue 6

Part I

Now, 4 1/2 decades later, Chuck Meadows points his walking stick across the Trang Tien Bridge that spans the River of Perfume. It is raining, probably not as heavily as in 1968, Tet Mau Than (Tet, year of the monkey), and perhaps a little cooler. Trucks, automobiles and mostly small motorcycles piloted by men and women hidden under rain slickers and protective helmets now move noisily en masse across what in 1968 had been the site of the Nguyen Hoang Bridge.

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