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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • 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...
  • 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...