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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • Panel at LBJ library discusses Civil Rights Act

    AUSTIN, Texas Day two of a three-day summit at the LBJ Presidential Library to commemorate the anniversary of Lyndon B. Johnson's 1964 Civil Rights Act brought more spirited discussions and a gathering of political and intellectual firepower Wednesday,...
  • Obama to honor Lyndon Johnson and the Civil Rights Act

    AUSTIN, Texas — President Obama has tried to model Abraham Lincoln's team of rivals and Teddy Roosevelt's power of the bully pulpit. He's lauded Ronald Reagan's communication skills and linked himself to the Kennedy clan. He's praised his onetime...
  • Years pass, but couple's commitment to skid row hasn't wavered

    Years pass, but couple's commitment to skid row hasn't wavered
    The draft dodger is 68. The ex-nun nears 80. But on a cold early morning in March, they have trundled to a street corner for their regular trip passing out donated pastries to men and women who sleep near the Los Angeles River and underneath its bridges....
  • Lake veterans marvel at today's Vietnam from what they experienced during wartime

    Lake veterans marvel at today's Vietnam from what they experienced during wartime
    People clinging to motorbikes piled high with merchandise and sometimes carrying four people swerve in and out of traffic, dodging tour buses and narrowly missing cars, leaving behind bewildered Americans who prefer their traffic a bit more orderly. But...
  • For the record

    NSA wiretaps: An article in the April 7 Section A about a Colorado man challenging the law that allows warrantless foreign surveillance said that overseas wiretaps for foreign intelligence do not require a court order. They do require an individualized...
  • Mourners gather for funeral of Ill. soldier killed at Fort Hood

    Mourners gather for funeral of Ill. soldier killed at Fort Hood
    Mourners gathered in Rolla, Missouri on Saturday for the funeral of an Iraq war veteran killed in a shooting rampage at the Fort Hood Army base earlier this month. Friends and family of Timothy Owens, 37, a native of Effingham, Illinois, attended a...
  • Funeral in Missouri for soldier killed at Fort Hood

    ROLLA, Missouri (Reuters) - Mourners gathered in Rolla, Missouri, on Saturday for the funeral of one of three U.S. soldiers killed in a shooting rampage at the Fort Hood Army base earlier this month. Friends and family of Iraq war veteran Timothy Owens,...
  • TV This Week, April 13-19: 'Orphan Black' on BBC America

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 13 - 19, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SUNDAY An all-day salute to the late Mickey Rooney...
  • House Mows Down Bill Banning GMO Grass Seed

    HARTFORD — A bill to ban genetically modified grass seed before it arrives in Connecticut hit a wall of opposition in the state House Thursday, going down to defeat despite warnings that GMO seeds could bring a dangerous wave of toxic herbicides...
  • Top 3 Concerts: London Grammar, Dr. Hook, Alejandro Escovedo

    LONDON GRAMMAR The buzz that British band London Grammar has carried across the Atlantic for its first headline United States tour is pretty loud. After topping the charts in much of Europe with its debut disc "If You Wait" last fall, the trio...
  • Errol Morris talks to Donald Rumsfeld: 'The Unknown Known'

    Errol Morris talks to Donald Rumsfeld: 'The Unknown Known'
    Filmmaker Errol Morris knows something about black holes and quagmires. His 2003 Oscar-winning documentary, "The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons From the Life of Robert S. McNamara," examined the Vietnam War through the regrets of a former U.S. Defense...