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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • Review: For Kronos Quartet, a time of renewal on 40th birthday

    Review: For Kronos Quartet, a time of renewal on 40th birthday
    Forty is old for a string quartet but not ancient. The Budapest String Quartet, founded in 1917, lasted 50 but with no original members after its first 15 years. The Juilliard String Quartet has been around since 1946, and its founding violinist, Robert...
  • Tobias Harris is inspired by his grandfather, a Tuskegee Airman

    Tobias Harris is inspired by his grandfather, a Tuskegee Airman
    OAKLAND, Calif. — If Orlando Magic forward Tobias Harris ever needs inspiration, he never has to look outside his own family. His 90-year-old grandfather, Lt. Col. John Mulzac, is a role model. In 1942, when the armed forces were segregated,...
  • View From History: Escalating Violence

    View From History: Escalating Violence
    As part of our 250th celebration, I'll be posting selected historical cartoons from The Courant's files every Thursday. Today's is a cartoon by Dan Dowling of the Kansas City Star. Henry McNulty, who is our informal historic authority on all things...
  • Wes Anderson: 12 Fun Facts About His Movies

    It's no secret that Wes Anderson jam packs his films with Easter eggs that make watching his pics akin to embarking on a scavenger hunt. Just like you can discover something new with each viewing, there's still much to learn about the enigmatic director...
  • Broadway Review: 'All the Way'

    What do you say we take up a collection and send every one of those clowns in Congress to "All the Way," Robert Schenkkan's jaw-dropping political drama about President Lyndon B. Johnson's Herculean efforts (and Pyrrhic sacrifices) to get the 1964 Civil...
  • Advances in electronic warfare fly under the public's radar

    As the Pentagon moves beyond the relatively low-tech wars in the Middle East and turns its attention to future national security challenges, it has doubled down on sophisticated new radar-jamming devices that aim to render adversaries' air defenses...
  • Letters: Crisis in the Crimea

    Letters: Crisis in the Crimea
    Re "Russia's power play gains steam," March 3 I was against the Vietnam War and against our invasion of Iraq. I believe military action should be undertaken only in the gravest of circumstances and for the most compelling of reasons. The situation...
  • Review: Wonders of Timothy Washington at Craft and Folk Art Museum

    Review: Wonders of Timothy Washington at Craft and Folk Art Museum
    Now in his late 60s, Los Angeles artist Timothy Washington is enjoying his first solo museum exhibition. Associated with the 1960s assemblage movement in South L.A., Washington is a contemporary of David Hammons, Betye Saar, John Outterbridge and Noah...
  • 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...
  • A Muslim's pride in Memorial Day [Letter]

    Muslims throughout America share in the pride that Memorial Day brings. As a Muslim, I feel I would disrespect the memory of my father who fought in World War II and the Korean Conflict, if I did not pay my respects to him in Arlington National Cemetery...
  • Memorial Day event speaker Jimmy Weldon talks renewing patriotism

    Memorial Day event speaker Jimmy Weldon talks renewing patriotism
    An aircraft flyover by the Condor Squadron kicked off this year’s Memorial Day service held at the war memorial at McCambridge Park on Monday. World War II veteran and actor Jimmy Weldon was featured during the ceremony with his well-known speech...