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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • Nixon's accomplishments shouldn't be forgetten

    To the editor: Though I don't take issue with Doyle McManus' account of how Richard Nixon's shadowy side contributed to the downfall of his presidency (especially with much of it captured on tape), I believe that even Nixon has a chance at redemption by...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Are we ready for another Revolution?

    The woman was pointing to my book on the American Revolution. She was inquiring if I believed people were fed up with the way the country was being run and ready for a repeat of 1776. I wasn't totally surprised by her question. I've heard the subject...
  • Israelis, Vietnam, and deregulation: Letters

    Where are crying Israelis? Why on page A3 of the Orlando Sentinel do we often have a picture of a sobbing Palestinian in Gaza? Are there no sobbing Israelis? Unfortunately, Jews have been killed, and Jewish families mourn, too. These pictures of the...
  • Greene laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery

    Greene laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery
    Hundreds of mourners bid farewell Thursday to Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene, the highest-ranking Army officer killed in combat since the Vietnam War. General Greene, a former leader at Aberdeen Proving Ground who was shot to death last week in Afghanistan,...
  • The Nixon resignation at 40 [Commentary]

    The Nixon resignation at 40 [Commentary]
    On the occasion of this week's 40th anniversary of Richard Nixon'sresignation from the presidency, TheWashington Post sponsored a reunion featuring Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, the Watergate reporters who "brought down" the 37th president. In fact,...
  • Exclusive: Governor of Iraq's Sunni heartland secures U.S. support against militants

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The governor of Iraq's Anbar province in the Sunni heartland said he has asked for and secured U.S. support in the battle against Islamic State militants because opponents of the group may not have the stamina for a long fight....
  • A darker cloud falls over Nixon

    WASHINGTON--In the flurry of new books on the Nixon tapes, another allegation worse than Watergate against the late president has been revisited by a researcher at the Miller Center of the University of Virginia, reviving charges of a possible...
  • 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...
  • Comic virtuoso Robin Williams dead at 63 from apparent suicide

    By Sarah McBride TIBURON, Calif., Aug 12 (Reuters) - Robin Williams, the versatile actor whose madcap comic style made him one of television and film's biggest stars, was found dead on Monday from an apparent suicide at his home in Northern California....