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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • 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,...
  • Obama Directing Bombing?

    Press reports have revealed that President Obama will retain control over where and when the U.S. will bomb Islamic State terrorists as the attacks go forward in the latest war in the Middle East. During the Vietnam War, the-President Lyndon Johnson...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Today's world is different

    Today's world is different
    My son called me last evening. He asked me, "Mom, you were very young during the Second World War. How would you rate what is going on today with what went on in the early 1940's, on a scale of 1-10, 10 being the lowest?" I answered, "A 15!" "But...
  • 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...
  • The 2016 Republican presidential nomination: Whose turn? [Commentary]

    The 2016 Republican presidential nomination: Whose turn? [Commentary]
     For more than 60 years with hardly a break, the Republican Partyhas chosen as its standard-bearer someone who has been able to claim it's his turn. Not since military hero Dwight D. Eisenhower defeated Sen. Robert A. Taft of Ohio, whose supporters so...
  • Empowerment push brings research institute to Sistrunk Boulevard

    I don't know if Burnadette Norris-Weeks and Florynce Kennedy had ever met. Too bad if they hadn't. They probably would have hit it off — if not kindred spirts, sisters in the struggle. "Flo" Kennedy was a black trailblazer who enjoyed pushing life'...
  • What a difference these teachers made: Letters

    Citizen of the world I graduated from West Orange High School in 1989. In my three years there, I learned from many wonderful teachers, but Dr. Irene Earls was the one who had the greatest impact on my development as a citizen of the world. Dr....
  • Schools, roads reopen amid Eric Frein search

    Schools, roads reopen amid Eric Frein search
    Students in the Pocono Mountain School District returned to school Tuesday under tight security as police continued to search for Eric Frein, the survivalist and military buff accused of fatally shooting one state trooper and seriously wounding another....
  • Survivalist expert: Lots of places for Frein to hide in Poconos

    Survivalist expert: Lots of places for Frein to hide in Poconos
    The many portraits of Eric Frein that have emerged since he was named the suspect in the slaying of a state trooper paint him as a quick study, someone who immerses himself in the molecular details of his passions — military history and reenactments...