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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • 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...
  • You want a war? Pay for it

     You want a war? Pay for it
    Young people may find it hard to believe, but going to war used to be a big deal. When the United States started bombing Iraq in January 1991, Americans somberly watched President George H.W. Bush address the nation and saw live video of Baghdad being...
  • Bill Gross leaves Pimco to join Janus; Daniel Ivascyn named successor

    Legendary bond investor Bill Gross is leaving Pacific Investment Management Co., the Newport Beach firm he co-founded, to join Janus Capital Group Inc. and manage a recently launched global bond fund, the company said Friday. In a terse statement, Pimco...
  • Rapper Andre Benjamin has a Jimi Hendrix experience

    Rapper Andre Benjamin has a Jimi Hendrix experience
    Rapper André Benjamin had to learn to walk pigeon-toed before he could even begin to transform himself into guitarist Jimi Hendrix for writer-director John Ridley's new biopic, "Jimi: All Is by My Side." He started mumbling a bit more when he spoke too....
  • 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...
  • Rory Kennedy recounts the 1975 fall of Saigon in new film

    Rory Kennedy recounts the 1975 fall of Saigon in new film
    Rory Kennedy thought she already knew something of the Vietnam War, of its tragedy and lingering scars on America and the Vietnamese. When she was approached about making a documentary on the final hours of U.S. involvement there, the director wondered...
  • Sept. 24, 1969: Strange day, indeed

    Sept. 24, 1969: Strange day, indeed
    On Sept. 24, 1969, Chicago hosted a double-header of tragicomedy, the kind of spectacles in which you didn't know whether to laugh or cry. One ended that day: a Cubs pennant run that, only two weeks earlier, looked likely to bring a World Series to...
  • Lehigh Valley Events: Save the dates

    GLASS BLAST: Experience a scorching evening of glassblowing, live music and food 7-10 p.m. Friday at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks to support the Glass Studio at the Banana Factory. Glass Blast begins by selecting a hand-blown glass filled with...