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Ly Kien Truc Photographs of the Hi-Tek Demonstrations

About this Collection

This collection consists of 98 color photographic prints taken by Ly Kien Truc, publisher of , a bi-weekly Vietnamese magazine. The photographs are of the 1999 demonstrations over the posting of a portrait of Ho Chi Minh and the Vietnamese flag by Truong Van Tran, the owner of Hi-Tek TV and VCR, a store in Westminster, California. Although the demonstrations lasted from January 17-March 11 1999, these images highlight only certain events. The images depict protestor marches, activities, and arrests; Tran's and his wife's escorted return to Hi-Tek and the re-hanging of the display; media interviews with Tran and his wife; anti-Communist demonstrations during the Têt celebrations; and some political and organizational leaders. View collection guide.

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