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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • Rory Kennedy recounts the 1975 fall of Saigon in new film

    Rory Kennedy recounts the 1975 fall of Saigon in new film
    Rory Kennedy thought she already knew something of the Vietnam War, of its tragedy and lingering scars on America and the Vietnamese. When she was approached about making a documentary on the final hours of U.S. involvement there, the director wondered whether the story hadn't already been told many times over since 1975.
  • Sept. 24, 1969: Strange day, indeed

    Sept. 24, 1969: Strange day, indeed
    On Sept. 24, 1969, Chicago hosted a double-header of tragicomedy, the kind of spectacles in which you didn't know whether to laugh or cry. One ended that day: a Cubs pennant run that, only two weeks earlier, looked likely to bring a World Series to...

    Four takeaways from the vote in Congress to arm Syrian rebels

    Four takeaways from the vote in Congress to arm Syrian rebels
    What was supposed to be a no-drama final session of Congress before the campaign season turned into anything but as President Obama's new strategy to combat the threat fromĀ Islamic State resulted in a wrenching vote that is likely to reverberate through...

    Empowerment push brings research institute to Sistrunk Boulevard

    I don't know if Burnadette Norris-Weeks and Florynce Kennedy had ever met. Too bad if they hadn't. They probably would have hit it off — if not kindred spirts, sisters in the struggle. "Flo" Kennedy was a black trailblazer who enjoyed pushing life'...

    Using brain power to fight effects of aging

    Using brain power to fight effects of aging
    Whenever someone asks former U.S. Surgeon General Richard Carmona how his day is going, he typically responds with, "Every day is the same! I'm fighting aging and gravity." But unlike many of the rest of us, the 64-year-old doctor has a strategy in...