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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • 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...
  • Review: 'Last Days in Vietnam' ★★★ 1/2

    Review: 'Last Days in Vietnam' ★★★ 1/2
    Rory Kennedy's exceptional documentary "Last Days in Vietnam" will be broadcast in April on the long-running PBS series "American Experience." But it holds up on a bigger screen and deserves a large audience earlier than that. Ideally that audience...
  • Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1969 [videos]

    Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1969 [videos]
    This week 45 years ago, the New York Mets beat the Baltimore Orioles to take the World Series, thousands across the country took part in mass organized anti-Vietnam War demonstrations, figure skater Nancy Kerrigan was born and the following songs were the...
  • USS Theodore Roosevelt rescues fishermen off Florida coast

    Sailors and Marines aboard the Norfolk-based USS Theodore Roosevelt rescued two men off the Florida Coast earlier this week after their vessel was engulfed by flames. Sailors spotted a rescue flare around 4:30 a.m. Monday about 90 miles off the coast....
  • Rory Kennedy recounts the 1975 fall of Saigon in new film

    Rory Kennedy recounts the 1975 fall of Saigon in new film
    Rory Kennedy thought she already knew something of the Vietnam War, of its tragedy and lingering scars on America and the Vietnamese. When she was approached about making a documentary on the final hours of U.S. involvement there, the director wondered...
  • Veterans home set to open on Northwest Side

    Veterans home set to open on Northwest Side
    State officials in Chicago broke ground Sunday on a $70.5 million veterans home that will provide nursing and health care services to 200 Illinois vets, including those with Alzheimer’s disease. “This home is another space to ease the...
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt Eyes Edward Snowden Role in Oliver Stone Movie

    Oliver Stone seems to have found the man to play NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden in his next pic "The Snowden Files." Sources tell Variety that Stone has offered the part to Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and that the actor has agreed to do it. Though...
  • Veteran designs a tribute for the last rides of fallen soldiers

    GENESEE, Wis. Rich Kalashian had gone to O'Hare International Airport in Chicago to greet a friend when he looked out the window to see a flag-draped coffin unloaded from a military plane. The coffin was loaded onto a luggage cart and driven to a...
  • Little Saigon's newest memorial salutes a war hero of the 13th century

    Little Saigon's newest memorial salutes a war hero of the 13th century
    The streets of Little Saigon have long reflected the recent history of the country that many here fled as their homeland fell to Communist forces. The old flag of South Vietnam flies proudly from storefronts, and the sacrifices of the Vietnam War are...
  • Tony Norman: Putting guns in schools is reason to recoil

    America has always been awash in bad ideas. The Founding Fathers spoke a good game about liberty but allowed America to become a slave republic, because they didn't want to alienate the Southern farmers and merchants who helped bankroll and fight the...
  • Jimmy Carter's hometown celebrates his 90th birthday

    PLAINS,Ga. The party had all the right festive touches: Colorful balloons. "Happy Birthday" sung loudly, if not exactly on key, by all the guests. Secret Service agents hovering protectively near the peanut butter ice cream. Best of all, the birthday...