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Korean War (1950-1953)

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  • Florida collegiate baseball team ready to take on Korean team

    Florida collegiate baseball team ready to take on Korean team
    LEESBURG — Three Leesburg Lightning players are part of a team stepping up to the plate, literally and figuratively, in a display of international diplomacy. The Lightning teammates were picked to represent a squad from the six-team Florida...
  • Simsbury's Gilbert Anderson, Executive And Avid Skier, Dies At 81

    SIMSBURY — Gilbert Anderson, a retired manager at Hamilton Standard who founded the Connecticut Industrial Ski Council, died on April 30. He was 81. Anderson was born in 1932 and grew up in West Hartford in a family of Swedish immigrants. After...
  • Horror Director Philip Marshak Dies at 80

    Philip Marshak, a director known for his work on numerous horror and X-rated films of the 1970s and '80s, died Thursday, July 24 in Los Angeles after a battle with diabetes and leukemia. He was 80. Born in the Bronx, NY, Marshak worked as an...
  • What's the secret of Nixon's unpopularity?

     What's the secret of Nixon's unpopularity?
    Most American presidents' reputations improve after they leave office. In the warm light of history, once-derided chief executives seem to gain retroactive stature. The most vivid example is Harry Truman, who left the White House during the Korean War...
  • Donald H. Seitz, civil engineer

    Donald H. Seitz, civil engineer
    Donald H. Seitz, a retired civil engineer who spent most of his career with McLean Contracting Co. of Baltimore and Norfolk, Va., died Aug. 3 of heart failure at Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster. He was 88. The son of Henry Seitz, a Baltimore &...
  • Lawrence Summers: Ending the second-term curse

    Disillusionment with Washington has rarely run higher. Congress is unable to act even in areas where there is widespread agreement that measures are necessary, such as immigration, infrastructure spending and business tax reform. The Obama...
  • Children go to war in Barry Kirsch's photo exhibit

    Children go to war in Barry Kirsch's photo exhibit
    In Barry Kirsch's photograph, his subject regards the camera with a soldier's eyes weary from the horrors of war. The dirt on his face speaks of long hours crouched in the jungles of Vietnam. Just under that dirt: the face of a 10-year-old child. The...
  • Teachers union leader taught at Fenton for 33 years

    Teachers union leader taught at Fenton for 33 years
    Alexander T. Georgas taught industrial arts for 33 years at Fenton High School and also oversaw the Bensenville school's diversified occupation program, which combined classroom teaching with on-the-job, vocational experience. "He bestowed so much...
  • Rubio honors famed Puerto Rican regiment at Orange event

    Rubio honors famed Puerto Rican regiment at Orange event
    Norberto Rivera traveled from South Florida to Orlando for a big celebration — one he has always dreamed about. Rivera, 83, was one of 31 veterans from the 65th Infantry Regiment, also known as "Los Borinqueneers," gathered in the auditorium of...
  • A look at 'The History of Bradley Field'

    While many people in the area are familiar with Bradley International Airport, few know the details of its predecessor, Bradley Field, or about the airmen who served there during World War II. One exception is Phil Devlin, who grew up in Windsor Locks...
  • Matthew Pliszka, Pro Baseball Player, Active In Local Sports, Dies At 86

    Matthew Pliszka, a former minor league baseball player and member of the Enfield Athletic Hall of Fame, died July 21. He was 86. Pliszka was born and raised in the Thompsonville part of town and lived in Enfield his entire life. He worked at the...