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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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Top Vietnam War (1955-1975) Articles

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  • On the 9/11 memorial and museum

    NEW YORK -- The new memorial and museum commemorating the worst attack on the continental United States in history stands starkly as remembrance of that morning in lower Manhattan nearly 13 years ago when terrorism rained down on the Twin Towers from...
  • Making 'not one more' gun death a reality

    Making 'not one more' gun death a reality
    Iwould like to thank Steve Lopez for pointing out the grim "everyday statistics" of gun violence. I have been part of a group that has worked in the L.A. area to change the culture of guns. In many ways we have been successful, with some of the...
  • Sgt. Stubby, The Canine World War I Hero From New Haven

    Sgt. Stubby, The Canine World War I Hero From New Haven
    One of the most famous combat veterans from World War I is a stray bull terrier mutt from New Haven whose wartime exploits made him the first military dog to be promoted to sergeant. When Stubby died in April 1926, the New York Times ran a half-page...
  • Candidates note Solis' absence in first debate of county race

    Candidates note Solis' absence in first debate of county race
    Two candidates hoping to succeed Los Angeles County Supervisor Gloria Molina faced off Thursday in Claremont, without the presumed front-runner participating. El Monte Councilman Juventino "J" Gomez and Long Beach school police officer April Saucedo...
  • Talking hair with the cast of 'Hair'

    Talking hair with the cast of 'Hair'
    Sometimes, the more things change, the more they stay the same. Greenwich Village, 1967: A new generation struggles with questions about drug laws, race relations and U.S. involvement in war while attempting to navigate sex, love and friendships. Sound...
  • Elliot Goldenthal's new Pacific Symphony piece is all about timing

     Elliot Goldenthal's new Pacific Symphony piece is all about timing
    Elliot Goldenthal descended a swooping staircase in the three-story urban aerie just off Union Square that he calls studio and home. "I got it cheap 25 years ago," he explained of the space, which he shares with his longtime partner, director Julie...
  • 'The Americans' recap: Nina must steal tech secrets -- or else!

    'The Americans' recap: Nina must steal tech secrets -- or else!
    Fearing execution on treason charges, KGB spy Nina Sergeevna (Annet Mahendru) must steal U.S. military secrets or flee for her life on “Stealth,” Episode 11 of “The Americans” on FX. The Soviets are desperate to acquire leading-...
  • Chan Lowe: Rick Scott's Victory Tour

    Chan Lowe: Rick Scott's Victory Tour
    My hat is off to Florida Gov. Rick Scott for the sheer brazenness of launching a campaign “Victory Tour” to celebrate his accomplishments after the end of the 2014 legislative session.   It’s reminiscent of the old solution to the...
  • Jesse Winchester dies at 69; singer and songwriter

    Jesse Winchester dies at 69; singer and songwriter
    Jesse Winchester, 69, a U.S.-born singer who established himself in Canada after dodging the Vietnam War and who went on to write songs covered by Elvis Costello, Jimmy Buffett and Joan Baez, died of bladder cancer Friday at his home in Charlottesville,...
  • 'Mad Men' recap: Don sells out for cigarettes

    'Mad Men' recap: Don sells out for cigarettes
    On “Mad Men,” a cigarette is never just a cigarette. Since the opening minutes of the series pilot, “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes,” cigarettes have played an almost totemic role in the life of Don Draper.  Not the ones everyone’...
  • Gansler steps into military-civilian divide

    Gansler steps into military-civilian divide
    Now that veterans groups have condemned Doug Gansler for disparaging Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's military service, followed by Brown calling the attorney general's remarks "reckless and irresponsible," we can start to measure the consequence of Gansler's...