John Riordan is a former vice president of Citibank. He served in the US Army, landing in Vietnam at the end of the 1968 Tet Offensive, and then went on to a career at Citibank, with a focus on the bank's branches in East Asia. Riordan now owns and runs an environmental farm in Wisconsin. Monique Brinson Demery earned an MA in East Asia Regional Studies from Harvard University and is the author of Finding the Dragon Lady: The Mystery of Vietnam's Madame Nhu. She lives in Chicago.