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Korean War (1950-1953)

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  • Frank M. Robinson dies at 87; author and Harvey Milk speechwriter

    Frank M. Robinson dies at 87; author and Harvey Milk speechwriter
    Frank M. Robinson, an author of thrillers and science fiction who also helped slain San Francisco supervisor Harvey Milk craft some of his most powerful speeches, has died. He was 87. Robinson's June 30 death while under hospice care at his San...
  • Frank M. Robinson, Chicago-born author and Harvey Milk speechwriter

    Frank M. Robinson, Chicago-born author and Harvey Milk speechwriter
    Frank M. Robinson, a Chicago-born author of thrillers and science fiction who also helped slain San Francisco supervisor Harvey Milk craft some of his most powerful speeches, has died. He was 87. Robinson's June 30 death while under hospice care at...
  • View From History: Korean War Drags On

    View From History: Korean War Drags On
      As part of our 250th year of publication, I'll be posting selected historical cartoons from The Courant's files every Thursday. Henry McNulty, who is our informal historic authority on all things Courant, provides the explanation for the cartoons....
  • Casey Kasem, Shaggy on 'Scooby-Doo,' Voice of 'American Top 40,' Dies at 82

    Casey Kasem, the resonant voice of Top 40 radio and a vocal fixture on cartoon programs for the past 40 years, has died, according to his daughter. He was 82. Kasem died Sunday of Lewy body disease, a common form of progressive dementia. Daughter Kerri...
  • Edward Morris Fitch, Jr. August 26, 1920 - June 9, 2014

    Edward Morris Fitch, Jr. <br/> August 26, 1920 - June 9, 2014
    Captain Edward Morris Fitch, Jr., age 93, joined our Heavenly Father on June 9, from natural causes. Born in Phoenix, AZ, August 26, 1920 son of Edward Fitch, Sr.& Lillian Ann Fitch. Loving husband to Beverly for 62 years. Devoted father to Edward,III...
  • A View From History

    A View From History
    The Korean War began June 25, 1950.  Two days later, this cartoon by The Courant's Philip "Flip" Uzanas was published.  It shows Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin looking toward Korea with interest. The graves the 20th century dictators Adolf Hitler and...
  • Korean War vet buried at L.A. National Cemetery after long wait

    Korean War vet buried at L.A. National Cemetery after long wait
    At least twice a year, Michael Watts would check to see if a burial plot was available at Los Angeles National Cemetery for his father, a veteran of the Korean War who died in August 2009. But Watts was told there was no space and he would have to...
  • Thumbs All Up For Puerto Rican Day Parade

    Thumbs up to the Puerto Rican Day Parade for 50 years of celebrations. The epicenter of Sunday's exuberant event, with its floats and bands and strolling dignitaries, was Hartford's Main Street and Bushnell Park. Touchingly, the parade started off with...
  • Chester Nez, last of WWII's original Navajo code talkers, dies at 93

    If Chester Nez dared to use his Navajo language in school, punishment was swift and literally distasteful. He had to scrub his tongue with a toothbrush and wash out his mouth with bitter soap. So he was intrigued when recruiters from the U.S. Marines...
  • Claude L. Callegary, presidential adviser

    Claude L. Callegary, presidential adviser
    Claude L. Callegary, a retired Baltimore lawyer and World War II veteran who advised five U.S. presidents on veterans' affairs, died June 3 of respiratory failure at the Loch Raven Veterans Administration Living and Rehabilitation Center. He was 92....
  • Charles Herbert Vincent February 2, 1928 - June 6, 2014

    Charles Herbert Vincent <br/>  February 2, 1928 - June 6, 2014
    Charles Herbert Vincent, 86, of Burbank California passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, June 6, 2014. Herb was born in Hamilton Montana to Frank Seymour Vincent and Flossie Jewel (Pyle) Vincent. He graduated from Burbank High School in 1946 and...