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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • Dennis Dale McDougall: Vietnam War defined Army hero's life

     Dennis Dale McDougall: Vietnam War defined Army hero's life
    Early in the Vietnam War's infamous Tet Offensive, on Feb. 2, 1968, U.S. Army 1st Lt. Dennis McDougall was leading his platoon through heavy enemy fire in the streets of My Tho when a Viet Cong sniper shot him square in the chest. McDougall survived,...
  • 'Guns of August 2': What led to the Vietnam War

    In the book "The Guns of August," historian Barbara Tuchman describes the decisions that, 100 years ago, led to World War I. But this August brings us another momentous turning point: the 50th anniversary of the Gulf of Tonkin Incident of 1964. This...
  • Warner Bros. Teaming with 'Divergent' Producers on Vietnam Tale 'Honorable Exit' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Warner Bros. and Red Wagon Entertainment are teaming on the movie project "Honorable Exit" about the 1975 secret evacuation of Saigon during the last 60 days of the Vietnam War. The project, based on the yet-to-be-published book by Thurston Clarke,...
  • Moving Vietnam Wall Coming To Manchester

     Moving Vietnam Wall Coming To Manchester
    Sometime in 2015, the Vietnam moving wall will be making its way to Manchester. The moving wall – a half-size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. – was founded in 1984 and has been touring the United States and...
  • 'The Great Society' a bustle of history lacking full LBJ picture

    'The Great Society' a bustle of history lacking full LBJ picture
    When last seen in Robert Schenkkan's "All the Way," Lyndon B. Johnson was being serenaded with "Happy Days Are Here Again." After brokering the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 with an iron fist and a good ol' boy smile, he managed to escape...
  • Vietnam Syndrome still plaguing U.S. public

    This week marks the 50th anniversary of the Gulf of Tonkin incident, which led to the Tonkin Gulf Resolution, which led to the escalation of the Vietnam War. It's a history worth remembering at a moment when the United States faces so many crises in so...
  • Steppenwolf more than a band to these veterans

    Steppenwolf more than a band to these veterans
    In 1969, John Kay was on a ride with Steppenwolf. And so was Don Clark. Kay's ride was one that much of America shared vicariously. When Dennis Hopper's seminal biker movie "Easy Rider" hit theaters, it sported Steppenwolf's hit "Born to Be Wild" on the...
  • Orange County home to third-largest Asian American population in U.S.

    Orange County home to third-largest Asian American population in U.S.
    When the Chinese School in Irvine opened in the 1970s as a home for teaching the native language and culture, only 30 students filled a handful of rented classrooms. Now, it has its own campus — bursting with more than 1,200 students. It's a...
  • Bill would add names of 'Lost 74' sailors to Vietnam Veterans Memorial

    Bill would add names of 'Lost 74' sailors to Vietnam Veterans Memorial
    The ship's bow sank in a few minutes. The battle to add its deceased crew members' names to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial has lasted more than a decade. But it could soon be coming to an end. A House-approved bill could clear the way for the names...
  • What the 9/11 museum could learn from two Latin American memorials

    What the 9/11 museum could learn from two Latin American memorials
    It is difficult to say at which point during my visit to the 9/11 Memorial Museum I went from somber to irritated. Was it at the umpteenth piece of mangled wreckage? Or at one of the overwhelming displays, cluttered with everything from a man's watch to...
  • Army's decision makes no sense

    I always thought they should put in Washington, D.C., monuments to protesters of the Vietnam War, along with the traditional ones commemorating those who died on the battlefield. Blind worship of our military is dangerous, and I commend this man for...