HÀ NỘI — The Journalists’ Association has received various rare donated memorabillia for its new museum at a ceremony in Hà Nội.
Major General Nguyễn Trọng Khánh donated a statue depicting President Hồ Chí Minh reading Nhân Dân newspaper.
The daughter of late noted journalist Xuân Thủy donated her father’s suit that he wore in the 1960s while working as the first president of the Việt Nam Journalists’ Association. He occupied the post twice between 1950 and 1962.
Many former war journalists donated memorabillia they had used during the wars.
Journalist Phan Khắc Hải, former journalist of Quân Giải Phóng (Liberation Fighters) newspaper, donated a hammock he used during the Trị Thiên battle in the American War.
The museum has received hundreds of objects from two donation drives held last year in Hà Nội and HCM City. — VNS