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'Smooth as Silk' Vietnamese Propagandist 'Hanoi Hannah' Dies at 87

“Hanoi Hannah,” whose propaganda broadcasts alternately amused and enraged American soldiers fighting in South Vietnam, died Sunday at her home in Ho Chi Minh City. She was 87. “Hannah,” whose true name was Tr?nh Th? Ngo, offered war-weary American GIs a nostalgic mix of folk songs, lists of U.S. killed and captured and news of antiwar protests back home in a soft, dulcet delivery that was instantly recognizable.
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