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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • Broward Republicans devote time to pondering prospect of Russian nuclear attack followed by Chinese invasion

    Broward Republicans devote time to pondering prospect of Russian nuclear attack followed by Chinese invasion
    With less than five months until Election Day, Broward Republicans shifted their attention away from the re-election of Gov Rick Scott, County Commissioner Chip LaMarca, and state Rep. George Moraitis. Instead, they turned over a chunk of their...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Connecticut Students Win National Awards At History Day Contest

    Fifty-nine middle and high school students represented Connecticut at the prestigious National History Day Contest, which took place at the University of Maryland in College Park from June 15-19. The Connecticut students competed against more than 2,900...
  • In Iraq, echoes of Vietnam

    In Iraq, echoes of Vietnam
    A corrupt government that has alienated many of its people finds itself unable to overcome a growing insurgency in an endless civil war and expects a superpower on the other side of the globe to come to its rescue. That's the story in Iraq today —...
  • U.S. should learn from history and stay out of Iraq

    Secretary of State John Kerry was quoted recently as saying that President Barack Obama maintains the right to strike ISIS targets in Iraq at any time. As an old Marine who served during the Vietnam War (but not “in” Vietnam),  I find that...
  • Ewan McGregor Starring in Philip Roth's 'American Pastoral'

    Lakeshore Entertainment has hired Phillip Noyce to direct and Ewan McGregor to star in its long-in-development drama, "American Pastoral." The project is based on Philip Roth's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel with an adapted screenplay written by John...
  • Community: Remembering Vietnam War veterans

    Community: Remembering Vietnam War veterans
    The Don Jose Verdugo chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution has installed a display about the Vietnam War at the Glendale Central Library to honor men and women who served and the families of those who did not return, including prisoners of...
  • Historian Jay Winter: The five things Americans should know about the Great War

    Historian Jay Winter: The five things Americans should know about the Great War
    A chauffeur's happenstance wrong turn down a back street in Sarajevo 100 years ago this week ended in the assassination of the heir to the throne of the Habsburg empire. Archduke Franz Ferdinand's murder was the catalyst for the Great War that haunts...
  • Vietnam vets deserve recognition

    My brother, sister and I were invited on Memorial Day to attend the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War ceremony at SteelStacks in Bethlehem to honor our brother, Pfc. Victor E. Kuhns, who died in Vietnam Oct. 2, 1966. Carol Resh and members of the Lehigh...
  • Gaps between rich and poor widening

    Gaps between rich and poor widening
    The gaps between the Peninsula's poorest and richest neighborhoods are wide, and getting wider. They are gaps in income — and in the share of income available to save for the future, in access to jobs, health care and even groceries, a Daily Press...
  • Vision-Impaired Veterans Practice Rehab Skills On Fishing Trip

    BRANFORD — U.S. Army veteran Arthur Morris figured he'd have to give up fishing after his eyesight began to fail. Morris, 80, served in the Army as a water purification specialist in 1956. He's been in and out of the Eastern Blind Rehabilitation...
  • Johnny Mann dies at 85; Grammy-winning conductor and arranger

    Johnny Mann dies at 85; Grammy-winning conductor and arranger
    Grammy-winning conductor and arranger Johnny Mann, whose singing group was a staple of recordings and TV shows in the 1950s and '60s, died Wednesday at his home in Anderson, S.C. He was 85. Mann had been treated for heart problems in recent years,...