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  • Veterans Day event promises something for everyone

    The Orange County Fairgrounds on Nov. 11 will host a Veterans Day event billed as the county's largest in recent memory. Veterans groups and various labor unions — including the Orange County Employees Assn. and California Labor Federation —...
  • In Syria, haven't we been down this road before?

     In Syria, haven't we been down this road before?
    On the surface it sounds like a virtuous ideal: America, which has long stood against tyranny and injustice throughout the world, coming to the aid of the Syrian people in upholding the international ban on chemical weapons ("A shaky but promising deal on...
  • 'Miss Saigon' Missing Passion Of A Great Love Story

    'Miss Saigon' Missing Passion Of A Great Love Story
    The show: "Miss Saigon" at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford. What makes it special?: This is a homegrown production made by four presenting houses, including the Bushnell. First impressions?: Has it been 22 years since "Miss...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Easy to start, difficult to end

    I was the officer of the day at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, a stopover for Marines coming from and going to Vietnam. I was going. Since I was junior, I pulled the duty. I was to supervise the movie in the enlisted men's club, referred to as “Dodge City&...
  • The Kennedy legacy is real and lasting

    It was especially poignant to see Caroline Kennedy, America's new ambassador to Japan, present her credentials to Emperor Akihito this week. Coming just three days before the 50th anniversary of her father's assassination in Dallas, it was a vivid...
  • Decades after siege at Khe Sanh, two Marines honored for bravery

    Decades after siege at Khe Sanh, two Marines honored for bravery
    SAN DIEGO — When the battle was over, Marines who fought in Vietnam labeled Hill 881 South “a deadly killing zone” in the long siege of Khe Sanh. Twenty-seven Marines were killed and 50 wounded — in all, 75% of the force that had...
  • Literary Saloon: Unique pickings from Chicago's literary scene

    Literary Saloon: Unique pickings from Chicago's literary scene
    The depth and diversity of Chicago's literary community sits on my desk, in the form of many piles of books that have arrived with encouraging frequency. Here is what's in one of those piles: -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers...
  • Vietnam Plus-50

    HANOI, Vietnam -- It has been 50 years since President John F. Kennedy ordered U.S. "advisers" to South Vietnam to help battle the communist North and 37 years since the end of that divisive war and the country's unification under Communism. Today,...
  • Jefferson and Ho

    When it comes to Vietnam, I'm all for moving on, putting the past behind us, looking forward, letting bygones be bygones, but doing so requires honesty about the past, lest history be forgotten and the memory and honor tarnished of the 60,000 Americans...
  • Congratulations, Europe, on winning the Nobel Peace Price

    To all my European friends -- from Portugal to Germany to Finland, and from Bulgaria to Slovenia to Ireland -- I'd just like to say: Nice job! The Nobel Committee (http://www.nobelprize.org/nobelprizes/peace/laureates/2012/press.html) recently awarded...
  • Election will decide which new wars will be waged

    PARIS -- Now that America's primary elections have eliminated the more implausible contenders for the Republican presidential nomination, it is possible to take a clearer look at what the electorate will be up against when the conventions are over next...