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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • Are we ready for another Revolution?

    The woman was pointing to my book on the American Revolution. She was inquiring if I believed people were fed up with the way the country was being run and ready for a repeat of 1776. I wasn't totally surprised by her question. I've heard the subject...
  • Nixon's accomplishments shouldn't be forgetten

    To the editor: Though I don't take issue with Doyle McManus' account of how Richard Nixon's shadowy side contributed to the downfall of his presidency (especially with much of it captured on tape), I believe that even Nixon has a chance at redemption by...
  • Greene laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery

    Greene laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery
    Hundreds of mourners bid farewell Thursday to Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene, the highest-ranking Army officer killed in combat since the Vietnam War. General Greene, a former leader at Aberdeen Proving Ground who was shot to death last week in Afghanistan,...
  • Exclusive: Governor of Iraq's Sunni heartland secures U.S. support against militants

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The governor of Iraq's Anbar province in the Sunni heartland said he has asked for and secured U.S. support in the battle against Islamic State militants because opponents of the group may not have the stamina for a long fight....
  • Enfield's Legion Post 154 Approaching Its 70th Anniversary

    There's a saying among the veterans at the John Maciolek American Legion Post 154 in Enfield. "One of the sayings of the American Legion is, 'We're still serving,'" said Post Commander Lucien Lefevre. "Even though we are out of our military uniforms, we'...
  • U.S. major general killed in 'green-on-blue' shooting in Afghanistan

    WASHINGTON An American major general was fatally gunned down by an Afghan soldier Tuesday at a Kabul military academy, becoming the highest-ranking combat death overseas for the U.S. military since the Vietnam War. The general's name has not been...
  • A darker cloud falls over Nixon

    WASHINGTON--In the flurry of new books on the Nixon tapes, another allegation worse than Watergate against the late president has been revisited by a researcher at the Miller Center of the University of Virginia, reviving charges of a possible...
  • Robin Williams: Seven of his most memorable movie roles

    Robin Williams, the Oscar-winning actor and comedian who died Monday at age 63 of an apparent suicide, was a prolific and dynamic screen presence who left his mark on a diverse assortment of films. His performances were often marked by dynamic...
  • Charlie Haden dies at 76; Grammy-winning bassist pushed boundaries of jazz

    Charlie Haden dies at 76; Grammy-winning bassist pushed boundaries of jazz
    Charlie Haden, a Grammy-winning bassist who came to the attention of the jazz world in the 1950s with the revolutionary Ornette Coleman Quartet and pushed against the genre's boundaries for more than five decades, died Friday in Los Angeles after a long...
  • Refugee Children Need Our Support

    As we seek solutions for this surge of migrant children, we should take a hard look at how we want our actions to reflect on our nation. Sadly, this is a phenomenon we have seen before. We have opened our hearts and our borders to children during...
  • Re-creating the Tribe

    During a recent rehearsal for a new local production of the rock musical "Hair," 61-year-old Thomas Ortalano spontaneously starts singing the words to the song "Donna." Before long, 19-year-old Tyler Fernandez and the rest of the young cast chime in and...