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Agent Orange Poisoning (1961-1971)

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  • Agent Orange isn't history to many Hampton Roads vets

    Agent Orange isn't history to many Hampton Roads vets
    SMITHFIELD — Debra Frondelli stood front and center at the American Legion Post on South Church Street, advising a roomful of Vietnam veterans on seeking help for health problems related to Agent Orange. Her presentation was long on facts and short...
  • A Pioneer In Food Banks Passes Away

    A Pioneer In Food Banks Passes Away
    It's impossible to measure how many lives John Arnold touched, or how many people he reached out to, or how much food he put on the tables of hungry families. The former executive director of Feeding America died Sunday after a six-year battle with...
  • Theresa Rebeck's New Play "Fools" To Be Developed at The O'Neill

    Theresa Rebeck's New Play "Fools" To Be Developed at The O'Neill
    There will be a mixture of nine veteran, mid-career and new writers working this July at the National Playwrights Conference at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center in Waterford. Theresa Rebeck (Broadway’s “Seminar,” “...
  • Occupy Houston House of Horrors event

    Occupy Houston House of Horrors event
    Occupy Houston is sending a Halloween message with its Corporate House of Horrors show. "It's Halloween and we're festive, and we're in costumes, but these are real issues that we're talking about," Carl Gibson, a member with Occupy Houston, said. The...
  • Fox59 Wants to Know: Hoosier veterans waiting more than a year for disability compensation

    Fox59 Wants to Know: Hoosier veterans waiting more than a year for disability compensation
    Some of the most moving stories to tell are those of a hero's welcome home when troops are greeted with open arms, tears of joy and flags waiving. This is a story about what happens after those homecoming celebrations. This is about the time it takes for...
  • Fox59 Wants to Know: More Hoosier veterans come forward following VA backlog investigation

    Fox59 Wants to Know: More Hoosier veterans come forward following VA backlog investigation
    Fox59 was the first to expose why veterans are not getting the help they need when they return home. A paperwork backlog means Hoosier heroes could be waiting years to get the help they need. Just after our story aired Monday night, even more veterans...
  • San Jac Junk- Waste leaks into the San Jacinto River

    San Jac Junk- Waste leaks into the San Jacinto River
    Harris County attorney Vince Ryan filed a lawsuit this week against four companies for allowing dioxins to leak from waste pits into the San Jacinto River for the last 45 years. Dioxins were the main ingredient in Agent Orange, used in the Vietnam War...
  • Columbia music historian compiles Vietnam War songs

    Columbia music historian compiles Vietnam War songs
    Nearly 40 years ago, a haunting photograph of a naked Vietnamese girl running in anguish after being severely burned in a napalm bomb attack on her village became an iconic image of the Vietnam War. But most who have seen the Pulitzer Prize-winning...
  • 'The Lonely Soldier' by Helen Benedict

    'The Lonely Soldier' by Helen Benedict
    The women who joined the military after 9/11 probably didn't know about the degrading marching cadences that had been chanted on various bases across America for decades: . . . I wish all the ladies were bells in the tower. If I was the hunchback I'd...
  • Agent Orange's lethal legacy: For U.S., a record of neglect

    Agent Orange's lethal legacy: For U.S., a record of neglect
    Part 1 of a Tribune investigation finds that U.S. officials have neglected a lasting problem even as the health fallout has spread. Complete coverage >> In central Indiana, two sisters struggle through another day, afflicted by a painful condition in...
  • Agent Orange's lethal legacy: At former U.S. bases in Vietnam, a potent poison is clear and present danger

    Part 4 of a Tribune investigation finds that a former U.S. air bases in Vietnam remain highly polluted by defoliants, but the U.S. has done little to clean up the sites it contaminated during the war. Complete coverage >> When a small Canadian...