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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • Vincent Harding dies at 82; historian wrote controversial King speech

    Exactly a year before the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was gunned down in Memphis, he delivered a speech that alienated ordinarily sympathetic politicians, liberal commentators and even some of his fellow leaders in the civil rights movement. In a...
  • Saturday TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'The World's End'

    Saturday TV Highlights and Weekend Talk Shows: 'The World's End'
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 25 - 31, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Orphan Black Sarah (Tatiana Maslany) gets a...
  • A haunted Vietnam vet finally looks back in order to move ahead

    A haunted Vietnam vet finally looks back in order to move ahead
    For nearly two decades, Rick Ramage lived in a Redondo Beach bicycle shop owned by his longtime buddy. Both were Vietnam veterans. But Ramage, a Marine with H Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Regiment, didn't like talking about his tour of duty —...
  • Nail salon murder victim was giving pedicure, fiance says

    Nail salon murder victim was giving pedicure, fiance says
    Truc Thi Ly Nguyen was learning English and studying for her driver's license. Everyone drove in the United States, so the Vietnamese immigrant told others she wanted to, as well. She worked at T&T Nails, an East Baltimore salon across from a chicken...
  • PASSINGS: Jimmy Ellis, Jackie Lynn Taylor

    PASSINGS: Jimmy Ellis, Jackie Lynn Taylor
     Jimmy Ellis Won world heavyweight title in 1968 Jimmy Ellis, 74, who beat Jerry Quarry to become World Boxing Assn. heavyweight champion in 1968 and fought the era's best fighters including his friend, Muhammad Ali, died Tuesday at a hospital in...
  • '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-...
  • 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...
  • NBC presents 2014-15 fall schedule, new shows

    NBC presents 2014-15 fall schedule, new shows
    NBC presented its 2014-15 prime-time lineup Sunday, introducing three new comedies and three new dramas. The fall schedule also moves crime drama "The Blacklist" to Thursday nights in February. In total, NBC picked up five new dramas, seven new comedies,...
  • '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’...
  • Obama becomes first U.S. president to visit Malaysia since Johnson

    As the first U.S. president to visit this Muslim-majority nation in nearly five decades, President Obama will talk trade and security issues with Prime Minister Najib Razak, whom the White House considers a political reformer in a country with a spotty...
  • U.S., Philippines accord to allow greater American military presence

    U.S., Philippines accord to allow greater American military presence
    The U.S. and Philippine governments have worked out a new defense cooperation agreement that opens the way for the first large-scale return of American military forces to the island nation since their eviction in the early 1990s, according to the White...