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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • Can air power crush this enemy?

    President Barack Obama's air war against terrorist targets in Syria has begun, sooner and more deeply inside Syrian territory than expected. The question: Will the strikes — which mark the mere "beginning of a credible, sustainable, persistent...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 from Islamic State resulted in a wrenching vote that is likely to reverberate through...
  • Joe Kittinger brings old warplane to Orlando for Vietnam War memorial

    Joe Kittinger brings old warplane to Orlando for Vietnam War memorial
    The F-4D Phantom jet parked in a hangar at Orlando Executive Airport does not look like much now, its paint faded and scratched, stripped of its engines and instruments. But it once was considered the mightiest flying machine in America's war arsenal....
  • 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...
  • Wedded: Michele Huffman and Larry Mueller

    Wedded: Michele Huffman and Larry Mueller
    Date: May 17 Her story: Michele Huffman, 34, grew up in Perry Hall. She is the special events manager in the fundraising department at Kennedy Krieger Institute. Her mother, Rose Huffman, is a retired nurse and lives in Perry Hall. Her father, Frank...
  • 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...
  • 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...