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Vietnam

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  • McHenry County honors wounded vets with Purple Heart monument

    McHenry County honors wounded vets with Purple Heart monument
    A military airplane flew overhead, followed by a Vietnam-era helicopter with service members standing on its skids saluting the crowd below. The powerful scene took place Thursday as a Purple Heart monument was unveiled on the grounds of the...
  • Think Obama should be tougher? Then think about Nixon.

    Those who fault President Obama for not being belligerent enough toward Russia and Iran — or assertive enough in dealing with the crises in Iraq, Gaza, Syria and Afghanistan — would do well to remember how poorly the feckless bravado of...
  • A darker cloud falls over Nixon [Commentary]

    A darker cloud falls over Nixon [Commentary]
    In the flurry of new books on the Nixon tapes, another allegation worse than Watergate against the late president has been revisited by a researcher at the Miller Center of the University of Virginia, reviving charges of a possible treasonous act by ...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: A company works against America's image

    A painted glass sign inscribed “The Buck Stops Here” sat on Harry Truman's desk during his presidency. The expression originated from poker in which a buckhorn-handled knife was used to indicate the person whose turn it was to deal. If the...
  • Robin Williams film series at Artsquest

    Robin Williams film series at Artsquest
    In memory of the death of Robin Williams who committed suicide Monday, Artsquest will hold a film series featuring some of Williams best-loved movies that will benefit suicide prevention. The series starts this weekend at Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas at...
  • 2014 L.V. Hunting and Fishing Extravaganza in Kempton takes place Aug. 23-24

    Tom Fegely, the late outdoors editor and writer for The Morning Call, once told Bob Danenhower and Rick Weaknecht that if they could make a go of their outdoors show for five years, then it would be a success. The pair of avid outdoorsmen —...
  • With U.S. encouragement, VA disability claims rise sharply

     With U.S. encouragement, VA disability claims rise sharply
    As Malvin Espinosa prepared to retire from the Army in 2011, a Veterans Affairs counselor urged him to apply for disability pay. List all your medical problems, the counselor said. Espinosa, a mechanic at Ft. Lee in Virginia, had never considered...
  • Irvine council rejects changes to Friendship Cities program

    A split vote of the Irvine council this week sent proposed amendments to the city's suspended Friendship Cities program back to the city manager's office for revisions. The changes pertained to a country's human rights record and came about in...
  • Thomas Luche: He spent career making life better across the globe

    Thomas Luche: He spent career making life better across the globe
    MOUNT DORA — Making life better for people in developing countries was at the core of Thomas Luche's lengthy career as a diplomatic official. Luche's career with the U.S. Agency for International Development led him to far-flung locales...
  • 'Transformers': A Splendidly Patriotic Film, If You Happen To Be Chinese (Opinion)

    Occasionally for better but often for worse, Michael Bay has been a trailblazer for this generation of studio filmmakers, whose films bear the mark of his dizzying editing and grandiose compositions. Bay's films generally feast at the box office but...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Examining the fog of war

    Trinh Thi Ngo was like Dr. Pepper. Rain or shine she broadcast three times a day from Radio Hanoi, attempting to persuade us that American involvement in Vietnam was immoral. Trying to incite feelings of homesickness and fear, she played popular U.S....