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between vinam and the u.s. today we drove to the outskirts of hanoi. cranes, tall buildings, people moving from the country to the city, marc jacobs, prada, i mean, this is a very young country now. >> tao: oh, very much a young nation. they like to eat, uh, kentucky fried chicken. they like to spend a lot of the time on the internet. the history of our country is a history of a war. we had a thousand years under the chinese, and then we had 80 years under the french, and then the japanese came in, and when the americans left, finally, in 1975 we got involved with cambodia. so, we only have peace since 1989. just in the matter of a few decades the entire population will be those without any war experience, and that's a great thing. >> anthony: and what are we eating today? >> tao: well, we are going to have a bánh cun. >> anthony: and that means? >> tao: rice roll. very thin. >> anthony: like a crepe, uh -- >> tao: yes, it's like a crepe. and inside ground minced pork and wood ear mushroom. >> anthony: ah. >> tao: you dip it in and then you go. >> anthony: mm. oh, that's very good.
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