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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • Remember our troops who fought for freedom

    Remember our troops who fought for freedom
    With the tragic and recent death of comedian Joan Rivers and the seemingly endless coverage of her life and accomplishments, I would like to add my personal thoughts. Life is not about the length, but rather about the quality. I believe Joan Rivers'...
  • Police armored vehicles have long history

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. A man standing on the roof of a house was threatening to jump. He displayed a rope in a noose around his neck and attached to a tree. He also appeared to be armed. Kansas City police recently encountered that delicate situation. In...
  • For the record

    LAUSD iPads: In the Aug. 29 LATExtra section, an article about former Los Angeles Unified administrator Jaime Aquino's role in iPad contract discussions said the district had spent about $61 million to purchase about 62,000 iPads. The money paid for 62,...
  • Could Jim Webb mount credible challenge to Hillary Clinton?

    Could Jim Webb mount credible challenge to Hillary Clinton?
    Jim Webb could be Hillary Clinton's worst nightmare. The former one-term Virginia senator and Vietnam War veteran is making sounds about running for president as a Democrat. He was in Iowa last month; a New Hampshire trip may be in the offing, and he'...
  • USC Honors Dennis Hopper With Exhibit, Screening

    The USC School of Cinematic Arts is the new home of the Dennis Hopper Collection. The announcement of the collection, an assembly of the late actor and artist's scripts, awards, film posters, photography and personal letters, was announced by Elizabeth M....
  • The Fall Movie Preview list of films

     The Fall Movie Preview list of films
    The 2014 Fall Movie Preview is a broad snapshot of films opening through Oct. 31. Release dates and other details, as compiled here by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. Sept. 10 My Old Lady A down-on-his-luck New Yorker inherits a Parisian...
  • A.J. Langguth dies at 81; foreign correspondent and historian of wars

    A.J. (Jack) Langguth, a former foreign correspondent, longtime USC professor and historian of wars whose book on the Vietnam conflict was widely admired for a narrative sweep that gave serious weight to the perspectives of ordinary North Vietnamese and...
  • East Ridge High stages play that explores emotional wounds left by the Vietnam War

    CLERMONT — In "Private Wars" the characters emerge from the crucible of the war in Vietnam to face their personal devils as patients in the psych ward of a VA hospital. The play will be presented at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday by East...
  • Vietnam building deterrent against China in disputed seas with submarines

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Vietnam will soon have a credible naval deterrent to China in the South China Sea in the form of Kilo-class submarines from Russia, which experts say could make Beijing think twice before pushing its much smaller neighbor around in...
  • The government vs. the Constitution

    The American Civil Liberties Union and other organizations recently filed a lawsuit accusing the federal government of, among other lapses, denying due process to mothers with children detained at the border, including interfering with their efforts to...
  • Bruce Morton dies at 83; veteran newscaster for CBS, CNN

    Television newscaster Bruce Morton, who came into the nation's living rooms for more than four decades with reports on the Vietnam War, space missions, Watergate, civil rights and political races, died Friday at his home in Washington. He was 83. The...