In this compelling feature length movie from bestselling author Danielle Steel, Paxton Andrews, a young idealistic woman, faces love, loss and the harsh realities of war. Thrown into the radical 1960's campus life at Berkley, she believes she has found a true soulmate in a bright, idealistic law student called Peter. But when fate gets him drafted and killed in Vietnam, grief motivates Paxton to become a war correspondent for a San Francisco newspaper. In a career move that will eventually change her life, her attitudes, and her future she is transferred to Saigon. Reporting the truths and tragedies of war through first-hand experiences, her column 'Messages from Nam' becomes an enormous success in America. But her personal relationships, including a passionate affair with an army captain, continue to suffer the casualties of combat. From front line fighting to the moral battle within her heart, Paxton uses hope and determination to survive the fall of Saigon.