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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • Martin Schram: Roger Goodell's quest to measure up

    Proudly displayed on the wall of the Commissioner of the National Football League is an instant replay, of sorts a freeze-frame of Commissioner Roger Goodell's personal hero, in his most famous performance. It provides the ideal yardstick by which...
  • Store's wedding gift to military brides: free gowns

    Store's wedding gift to military brides: free gowns
    When Marlis Porter Fyke, daughter of a Vietnam War fighter pilot, got married, she had no problem affording a wedding dress. But many others struggle with sticker shock, Fyke says. Gowns from designers such as Austin Scarlett, Jim Hjelm and Kenneth...
  • Save the dates for these Lehigh Valley events

    COMMUNITY AWARDS DINNER: The Alliance for Building Communities Annual Dinner & Partnership Awards begins with a cash-bar cocktail reception at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Hamilton Kitchen & Bar, 645 W. Hamilton St., Allentown. Dinner and presentations...
  • Nonprofit Group To Repair Veterans' Homes In Hartford

    Nonprofit Group To Repair Veterans' Homes In Hartford
    HARTFORD — Jimmie Delaine is proud of the Harvard Street home he has owned for the last 18 years. Delaine, a Marine Corps veteran, also takes pride in being able to keep up with upkeep on his modest Cape Cod-style house. But that has gotten...
  • TIFF 2014: With 'Pigeon,' director Roy Andersson goes out on a limb

    Cult director Roy Andersson was sitting at his kitchen table in Stockholm, struggling to come up with an idea for a script, when he noticed a pigeon on his window sill. “Immediately I thought. ‘Does he have problems too? Maybe he also is...
  • After Russian tanks rolled in, an act of protest

    As Russian forces continue to make their presence felt in Ukraine, I think of the Czech student Jan Palach, who burned himself to death in a Prague square 45 years ago, a few months after Russian troops ended the 1968 "Prague Spring." The Czechs had no...
  • Four takeaways from the vote in Congress to arm Syrian rebels

    Four takeaways from the vote in Congress to arm Syrian rebels
    What was supposed to be a no-drama final session of Congress before the campaign season turned into anything but as President Obama's new strategy to combat the threat fromĀ Islamic State resulted in a wrenching vote that is likely to reverberate through...
  • Using brain power to fight effects of aging

    Using brain power to fight effects of aging
    Whenever someone asks former U.S. Surgeon General Richard Carmona how his day is going, he typically responds with, "Every day is the same! I'm fighting aging and gravity." But unlike many of the rest of us, the 64-year-old doctor has a strategy in...
  • Chandler Howard: A Lifetime Of Leading In The Trenches

    Chandler Howard spent the first 11 years of his life in a public housing project in Stratford on the Bridgeport line. He was drafted into the military and, at age 18, found himself in Vietnam with an M16 in his hands, in the back of a helicopter. When...
  • Avon Veteran On A Mission To Collect 200 Military Histories

    Avon Veteran On A Mission To Collect 200 Military Histories
    AVON — Bill Newman has worked for more than 10 years to record the military histories of veterans in town. Newman, 75, is a U.S. Army veteran who served six years on active duty during the Vietnam War and also served in the Army Reserves. A past...
  • Festival-goers haven't forgotten what the battle was for

    Festival-goers haven't forgotten what the battle was for
    Three Vietnam War veterans stood on the ramparts of Fort McHenry, gazed onto the Patapsco where British warships launched hundreds of rockets and mortar shells almost 200 years ago, and imagined the scene that unfolded during the Battle of Baltimore. "I...