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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Springs voters to pick new commissioners

    Springs voters to pick new commissioners
    Chief among the issues in this year's commission race: Is building a new, multi-million dollar City Hall the right thing to do? And is the city on the right course or is change needed? The commission will have two new faces come November: Everyone...
  • On Theater: 'Beat' earns its foot-tapping

    On Theater: 'Beat' earns its foot-tapping
    Recall any decade in American history over the latter half of the 20th century and chances are you'll conjure up some music to go with it. Each decade has its own definitive sound. This was the reasoning behind "The Beat Goes On," an original show...
  • Suicide By Veterans Remains A Daunting Problem As VA Struggles To Improve Care

    Suicide By Veterans Remains A Daunting Problem As VA Struggles To Improve Care
    As with many suicides, nobody saw this one coming. Back from his service in Afghanistan, Matthew Melanson was part of a tightly knit group of students at Tunxis Community College. The 22-year-old National Guardsman from Simsbury was known as an avid...
  • Reforms Aim To Fix Problems In Connecticut Veterans Care

     Reforms Aim To Fix Problems In Connecticut Veterans Care
    WASHINGTON — A new law designed to reform the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs should bring improvements in the delivery of medical care to Connecticut veterans, although some of the changes will be slow in coming and problems are expected to...