SMU alumna a Texan with Character

Filmmaker, and SMU alumna, Tammy Nguyen Lee recently was selected by local CBS affiliate KTVT-TV as a Texan With Character for her documentary "Operation Babylift: the Forgotten Children of Vietnam".

By Tracy Kornet

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - When she was 22 years old, Dallas resident Tammy Nguyen Lee stumbled upon a story that entirely redirected her life.

The SMU film graduate was volunteering in Dallas when someone told her about “Operation Babylift,” the U.S. initiative that airlifted more than 2,500 orphans of American military fathers and Vietnamese mothers out of Vietnam, to protect them from threat of the Communist Regime....