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Agent Orange Poisoning (1961-1971)

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  • Bickering blocks search for causes of congenital deformities

    Bickering blocks search for causes of congenital deformities
    Officials in the U.S. and Vietnamese governments agreed in 2002 to carry out joint research on the health and environmental impact of Agent Orange and other toxic defoliants, on the assumption that aid would follow the scientific results. The Bush...
  • Agent Orange: Birth defects plague Vietnam; U.S. slow to help

    Part 3 of a Tribune investigation finds that the role of defoliants in Vietnam's high rate of birth defects remains a contentious question decades after U.S. spraying missions ended. Complete coverage >> The sun beats down on Dao Thi Kieu's straw hat as...
  • 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...
  • Agent Orange's lethal legacy: Defoliants more dangerous than they had to be

    Part 5 of a Tribune investigation unearths documents showing that decisions by the U.S. military and chemical companies that manufactured the defoliants used in Vietnam made the spraying more dangerous than it had to be. Complete coverage >> As the U.S....
  • October 14: Chicago Scene - Scott Lucas and and Local H

    October 14: Chicago Scene - Scott Lucas and and Local H
    Scott Lucas Local H Q101 Sessions CD Series and Record Release Show The Cubby Bear North 21661 North Milwaukee Avenue Lincolnshire Saturday, October 16 Doors open at 8:30 p.m. Tickets $10/$12 www.cubbynorth.com Local H will release their first-ever...
  • More illness tied to agent orange

    Patrick Murray, a combat veteran who served in Vietnam in 1969, was diagnosed with diabetes at age 32. No one else in his family has had diabetes. "For me to get diabetes at such a young age, the only way I could figure it was, it was Vietnam," the 60-...
  • Tribune watchdog update

    Tribune watchdog update
    (Click on "What we found" to read the original Tribune investigation.) Lake County's DNA doubts What we found: In December 2008, the Tribune detailed how Lake County prosecutors were pressing ahead on three cases, including one against Jerry Hobbs,...
  • Critic's Notebook: Musical détente at Hanoi Opera House

     
    HANOI -- This year marks the 15th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the United States and Vietnam. The country is still a tender land, but the Vietnamese have long known how to profit from their various invaders over the past......
  • Joe Biden update: No 'Mission Accomplished' claim on Iraq, but no 'victory' either

     
    The Democrat gives a preview of the president's speech next week on the U.S. troop drawdown in Iraq....