Paxton Andrews, an idealistic Southern beauty, faces love, loss and the harsh realities of war in this compelling mini series. Thrown into the radical 1960's campus life at Berkley, she believes she has found a true soul mate in a bright, idealistic law student named Peter. But when fate gets him drafted and killed in Vietnam, grief motivates Paxton to become a war correspondent for a San Francisco newspaper. In a career move that will eventually change her life, her attitudes and her future, she is transferred to Saigon. Reporting on the tragedies and truths of the war through first-hand experi¬ences, her column 'Message From Nam' becomes an enor¬mous success in the States. But her personal relationships, including a passionate affair with an army captain, continue to suffer the casualties of combat. From front-line fighting to the moral battle within her heart, Paxton uses hope and deter¬mination to survive the fall of Saigon.

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Danielle Steel's - Message From Nam (1993)

Romance/Drama

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Paxton Andrews, an idealistic Southern beauty, faces love, loss and the harsh realities of war in this compelling mini series. Thrown into the radical 1960's campus life at Berkley, she believes she has found a true soul mate in a bright, idealistic law student named Peter. But when fate gets him drafted and killed in Vietnam, grief motivates Paxton to become a war correspondent for a San Francisco newspaper. In a career move that will eventually change her life, her attitudes and her future, she is transferred to Saigon. Reporting on the tragedies and truths of the war through first-hand experi¬ences, her column 'Message From Nam' becomes an enor¬mous success in the States. But her personal relationships, including a passionate affair with an army captain, continue to suffer the casualties of combat. From front-line fighting to the moral battle within her heart, Paxton uses hope and deter¬mination to survive the fall of Saigon.

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Cast
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Jenny Robertson

Paxton Andrews
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Nick Mancuso

Capt. Bill Quinn
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Ed Flanders

Ed Wilson
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Ted Marcoux

Sgt. Tony Campobello
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Hope Lange

Marjorie Wilson
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Steven Eckholdt

Peter Wilson
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Christopher Allport

Ralph Johnson
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Tracy Griffith

Gabrielle 'Gabby' Wilson
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Vivian Wu

France Tran
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Billy Dee Williams

Felix
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Esther Rolle

Queenie / Elizabeth McQueen
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Rue McClanahan

Beatrice Andrews
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Ken Marshall

Dr. George Andrews
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Marjorie Harris

Allison Lee / Andrews
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John Burke

Matt
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Gérard Bonn

Jean Pierre Biernet (as Gerard Bonn)
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Kieu Chinh

Sister Thieu
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Russell Curry

Lt. Peter Winthrop
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Richard Burgi

Major Hammer
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Nick Angotti

Col. Stovall
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Nicholas Guest

Mr. Tomlinson (embassy attache)
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Lynne Marta

Nurse #2
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Kiante Elam

Jennings
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Jack Kenny

the Protester
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Evan MacKenzie

the Sentry
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Valeri Ross

Nurse #1 (as Valerie Ross)
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Scott Williams

Capt. O'Connell
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Kien Do

Chicken vendor
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June Angela

Vietnamese woman
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Phong Atwood Vo

Vietnamese man (as Phong Vo)
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Jamie Openden

Vietnamese girl
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Tony Pham

An
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Shano Palovich

Secretary
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Rob Gruebert

Pvt. Jennings
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Rayder Woods

Soldier (uncredited)
Crew
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Paul Wendkos

Director
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Danielle Steel

Writer
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Suzanne Clauser

Writer
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