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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • Sweden's Palestine statement signals start of weightier global role

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden's decision to recognize the Palestine state - without formally consulting its allies - may herald a wider foreign policy shift that has at its heart the aim of asserting a new diplomatic weight around the world. The ruling...
  • Chicago Dramatists announces 2014-15 season

    Chicago Dramatists announced its 2014-15 season on Tuesday. This is the playwright-centric theater’s first roster of work since the 2012-2013 season. Its last show was “Homecoming 1972” in May, 2013. Beginning in March is “The...
  • Paul Carpenter signs off on career as columnist who would not be pigeonholed

    Paul Carpenter's column would have played in the opinion space today where it has appeared every Sunday since 1989. With its quiet disappearance is how Paul chose to mark his retirement, effective this week. Bill White is taking over Paul's regular...
  • War re-enactors get no respect [Commentary]

    War re-enactors get no respect [Commentary]
    For the past 30 years, I've been urging my students to put themselves in the shoes of people who lived in the past. So why do we make fun of Americans who do that as a hobby? I'm talking about military re-enactors like Eric Frein, the 31-year-old man...
  • W.R. "Dick" Dell, 1921-2014

    W.R. "Dick" Dell, 1921-2014
    W.R. "Dick" Dell, a longtime editor for two Chicago-based encyclopedia companies, was the top editor for popular volumes, including Britannica's Book of the Year and the youth-oriented Britannica Junior. At World Book, Mr. Dell managed operations for...
  • Martin L. Perl dies at 87; Nobel winner discovered tau lepton

    Martin L. Perl dies at 87; Nobel winner discovered tau lepton
    Long before he would be awarded a Nobel Prize, Martin L. Perl liked to do his own plumbing repairs. He usually had spare time, and he clearly knew the physics, his oldest son, Jed, recalled. And Martin Perl was, first and foremost, a hands-on...
  • Lehigh Valley Scene: Garden tour benefits LVHN Pediatric Hospice

    Lehigh Valley Scene: Garden tour benefits LVHN Pediatric Hospice
    Pediatric hospice patients are worthy beneficiaries, indeed, and are the recipients of the annual Outdoor Lifestyle Event organized by Scott Rothenberger of Scott Rothenberger's Place, based in Barto. More than $8,000 was raised through ticket sales and...
  • Laura Nyro's Heartbreaking Spirit Summoned by "Map to the Treasure" LP

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - For many people weaned on the music of the '60s/'70s, Laura Nyro was one of those ungraspable artists -- someone they knew of but didn't follow or know much about. She was idolized by David Geffen, who signed her as his first...
  • No warning signs in ordinary life of trooper slaying suspect

    No warning signs in ordinary life of trooper slaying suspect
    When she saw a strange car parked behind her Ridgeway Street rental property, Sara Smith-Katz assumed the driver was a student at nearby East Stroudsburg University. "Excuse me, you can't park there," Smith-Katz yelled. "Even if I'm staying here?" the...
  • U.S. eases arms embargo against Vietnam for maritime security

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Thursday partially lifted a long-time ban on lethal weapon sales to Vietnam to help it improve maritime security, a historic move that comes nearly 40 years after the end of the Vietnam War. "The State...
  • Regional Digest: Hartford Men Beat Central

    Hartford Men Beat Central The Hartford men's soccer team rallied from a 1-0 deficit to beat Central 3-1 Wednesday night in West Hartford. The Hawks improve to 4-3-2; the Blue Devils, who had won three of their past four, drop to 4-4-0. Riverfront...