Since we all took pleasure in telling our war tales that reinforced his reputation as a loner. The North Vietnamese had cut off the camp, surrounded it, and were lobbing in shells. We had to retake it with a Vietnamese mercenary force, led by several American advisers. Yeah, I know some people said I led a charge up the hill. Actually, he found the site where Clyde Mc Kay, a boat hijacker, and Larry Humphrey, an army deserter, were buried after being shot by a drunken Khmer Rouge official who was fed up with their pain-in-the-ass behavior.
It was rumored that he had done something truly heroic by leading a charge up a hill in the face of enemy fire after the American leader was wounded. Louise Stone, Dana’s wife, was in Phnom Penh looking for information about her husband after he was captured.
She spoke about her life at her school, Pacific Coast Academy, and her friend/love interest Chase was eager to hear what she thought of him. 18, 2005, Zoey gave Chase permission to dig up the video and watch it after 10 years. Nickelodeon and the show’s producer Dan Schneider dropped a video featuring actors Sean Flynn (Chase) and Christopher Massey (Michael) to finally reveal the answer.
Chase was known for his geeky ways and immense love for Zoey Brooks, played by Jamie Lynn Spears.
We got numerous queries from Time’s New York headquarters asking for stories about this crazy photographer. We saw each other frequently on operations, and I sometimes attended parties at “Frankie’s House,” where he lived with a number of reporters and photographers of about the same age. Tim Page, who was portrayed in Michael Herr’s as the war’s crazy-freaky photographer, assumed the role as Flynn’s best friend and described him as a flamboyant hell-raiser like his father.
Dope was smoked, loud rock was played—it could have been a scene from NY or LA of that period instead of Saigon, except for the Chinese opium pipe guy who plied his trade with neophytes, some of whom unhesitatingly threw up. I tried to beat back the requests for stories from the magazine. • I was on an operation with Australian troops when we stumbled across a big VC rice cache. We ran through the area and shot at a couple of Viet Cong. • After Flynn saw that publicity surrounding him was likely to be distorted and get him into trouble he stopped telling even friends what had happened to him on operations. I've got some stuff on the Ha Thanh Special Forces camp, August 1968. It began raining half way up and was getting dark when we assaulted the top. They threw grenades down on us and laid down some heavy fire. Years later Page went to Cambodia and declared that he had found Flynn’s remains.
After all, he was also a sort of movie star like Errol Flynn and had played “Son of Captain Blood.” Some people were even ready to embellish stories about Sean to make him sound more like they wanted him to be. The movie went well, it made money, and even Time gave it a good review.
A former journalist for Time and The New Republic, he is the author of six books, including FACING THE PHOENIX: The CIA and the Political Defeat of the United States in Vietnam, which was also translated and published without permission in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.
, the show on Nickelodeon starring Britney Spears’ younger sister, Jamie Lynn Spears? This is for THE FANS.” And now, I wanna tell you about one of the most special people I’ve ever met. And he’s one of the funniest, coolest, nicest guys in the world.
We waited around about an hour or so and the pilots started to crank up and we all piled in. So the Berets strung him up and beat the shit out of him. When it came out, though, the story behind it, about the sniper shooting the little girl, got lost in the shuffle. I went through several stages where I hated the whole thing. As time went on, though, I realized that the soldiers in the field were some of the most interesting people I'd ever run into. I look at the pictures I took, and I still don't know what happened. We stayed together at the Constellation Hotel and hit the bars and dens every night. He and CBS cameraman Dana Stone were captured on a Cambodia road by elements of the VC and NVA on April 6, 1970.
Christ, we landed in one of the hottest actions of the war! At the time, the whole antiwar balloon was going up, and the photo created controversy about Americans torturing prisoners. I was in a position to meet a large cross-section of America, my contemporaries whom I'd never been able to communicate with before. As you know, when you are in an assault you've got to carry the day or you are going to get your ass kicked. They were turned over to the Khmer Rouge three weeks later, along with more than a dozen other international journalists.