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Scorched Earth: The Legacy of Agent Orange

Making contact takes a look at the legacy of Agent Orange, combat, chemicals, and corporations.

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The official Day to Commemorate Agent Orange victims is August 10th and marks the start of the US military’s decade of massive chemical warfare in Vietnam in 1961.

Combat, chemicals, and corporations. We’ll look at the legacy of Agent Orange, a toxic defoliant.


  • Ngo Thanh Nhan, co-coordinator Vietnam Agent Orange Relief and Responsibility Campaign
  • Fred Wilcox scholar and author: Waiting for An Army To Die and Scorched Earth
  • Vietnamese victims of Agent Orange featured in the KQED segments