| Jul 31, 2014
| 5:25 PM
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.
| Jul 31, 2014
| 9:00 PM
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.
| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:30 PM
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,...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 8:30 AM
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...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 11:00 AM
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...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 2:49 PM
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...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 4:07 PM
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...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 5:55 PM
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...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 6:30 AM
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...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 11:06 AM
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...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 2:42 PM
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...