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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • 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...
  • Humor column: Looking at terms for the Oval Office

    Humor column: Looking at terms for the Oval Office
    Once again, my neighbor Babble was puzzled. "What's this I hear," he asked me, "about some Republicans wanting to sue the president, or impeach the president, or put the president in time-out, or something like that?" That's what they're saying,...
  • In Theory: What would you say to veterans who are dealing with guilt?

    Q: What might you say to someone who served in the armed forces — perhaps even decades ago — and who carries guilt over having killed others in a time of war? War is one of the unpleasant, unavoidable necessities of life in the world as it...
  • James Alter, Chicago businessman and civic leader, 1922-2014

     James Alter, Chicago businessman and civic leader, 1922-2014
    In war, as a combat aviator during World War II, and in peace, as a businessman, civic leader and powerful player in local politics, James Alter was always fighting the good fight. Mr. Alter, 92, died of congestive heart failure Thursday, Aug. 14, in...
  • 4 days of fundraisers will Tee It Up for the Troops

    4 days of fundraisers will Tee It Up for the Troops
    When Mark Mayes started Seacliff Tee It Up for the Troops in 2012, he had an ambition to raise $100,000 for wounded military veterans. To his surprise, the nonprofit's first charity event that year donated about $185,000 to various veteran support...
  • Will VA hospitals be ready in the future?

    I joined Edward Hines Jr. Veterans Administration Hospital in Cook County as a resident on July 1, 1971, and retired June 30, 2013. When I joined, building 200 (the main building at Hines) had 1,500 beds that were fully occupied. The occupants were...
  • Many who have left U.S. labor force say they would like to return

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Mike Yack has left the workforce twice in the last eight years and calls himself retired, yet at age 62 the former General Motors employee does not consider his working life over. "I'd be open to anything - learning a new trade or...
  • Tulsa chocolatier's sweet gig

    Tulsa chocolatier's sweet gig
    Chocolate has never been my "thing." Chocolate ice cream? Chocolate cake? Chocolate milk? I've never been tempted by any of them — at least not until I stepped into Glacier Confection's retail store in Tulsa's hip Brady Arts District. Once inside,...
  • Richard Mark AyusoMay 19, 1945 - August 16, 2014

    Richard Mark Ayuso, “Rick,” was born on May 19, 1945, in Glendale, California, and passed away August 16, 2014, in Burbank, California. He spent his life in Burbank, California. He attended Burroughs High School. He served his country during...
  • 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...