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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • Newport News native's "Theater of War" performance prompts discussion on mental toll of military combat

    Newport News native's "Theater of War" performance prompts discussion on mental toll of military combat
    During the Vietnam War, John White of Newport News was stationed in the Philippines. He often saw planes filled with body bags unload their grisly cargo during his overnight security detail. White said the sight shook him deeply, but he hadn't spoken with...
  • NEWSMAKER Q&A: SCOTT REDA

    This past Wednesday, "Brothers In War," the latest film from Easton-based Lou Reda Productions aired on the National Geographic Channel and premiered at last week's opening of the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum's Vietnam War exhibit. The documentary on...
  • Jeffrey M. McCall: Courts inconsistent in student First Amendment decisions

    Jeffrey M. McCall: Courts inconsistent in student First Amendment decisions
    Public school administrators must have their heads spinning as they try to sort out recent court decisions regarding free-expression rights of students. Principals have the almost impossible task of balancing constitutionally protected student...
  • Popular Florida Keys guide celebrates 50 years of catching fish

    MIAMI Capt. Skip Bradeen plunges his forearms into a stinky vat of sand, chum and oats on the transom of his 48-foot charter boat Blue Chip Too. After shaping a chum ball around a piece of cut ballyhoo, Bradeen tosses the messy bomblet overboard and...
  • Williamsburg's Jeremiah Denton, Vietnam War hero, dies at age 89

    The Navy commander who blinked a message in Morse code to let Washington know he was being tortured by the Vietnamese died March 28 in a Virginia Beach hospice. Retired Rear Adm. Jeremiah A. Denton Jr., a resident of Kingsmill in James City County since...
  • Chuck Hagel: The Asia pivot is still on

    Chuck Hagel: The Asia pivot is still on
    Russian troops are massing menacingly on Ukraine's eastern border. The civil war in Syria is still raging, and 33,000 American troops fight on in Afghanistan. So where is Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel headed this week? To Hawaii — for a meeting with...
  • Editor's choice: 'The Frangipani Hotel' by Violet Kupersmith

    Editor's choice: 'The Frangipani Hotel' by Violet Kupersmith
    "The Frangipani Hotel," a debut collection of thematically linked short stories, opens with "Boat Story," in which a girl working on a school project meets her Vietnamese grandmother's resistance and is told to consult her father. The girl complains:...
  • Obama honors slighted heroes with Medal of Honor

    WASHINGTON Uncommonly brave men and their loved ones gathered in the White House for belated recognition Tuesday, as President Barack Obama presented the Medal of Honor to 24 standout soldiers. Three medals were presented to living recipients, two Texans...
  • View From History: Escalating Violence

    View From History: Escalating Violence
    As part of our 250th celebration, I'll be posting selected historical cartoons from The Courant's files every Thursday. Today's is a cartoon by Dan Dowling of the Kansas City Star. Henry McNulty, who is our informal historic authority on all things...
  • Third death in SXSW crash as victim dies in hospital

    Third death in SXSW crash as victim dies in hospital
    A third person has died as a result of a motorist plowing his car into a crowd of people outside a nightclub last week at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, officials said on Monday. University Medical Center Brackenridge and Austin police...
  • 'L.A. Heat': Finally, an art exhibit devoted to Sriracha and Tapatio sauces

    'L.A. Heat': Finally, an art exhibit devoted to Sriracha and Tapatio sauces
    Behold hot sauce pop culture art. What took so long? California's two defining hot sauces - Sriracha and Tapatio - are the focus of "L.A. Heat: Taste-Changing Condiments," a collection of mixed-media pieces by 30 local artists at the Chinese American...