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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • 80,000 vets with PTSD could gain discharge upgrades

    As many as 80,000 veterans who suffered from post-traumatic stress and received Other Than Honorable discharges can use evidence of their PTSD to petition service boards to upgrade the bad paper discharge. At stake for individuals is removal of...
  • Veterans home set to open on Northwest Side

    Veterans home set to open on Northwest Side
    State officials in Chicago broke ground Sunday on a $70.5 million veterans home that will provide nursing and health care services to 200 Illinois vets, including those with Alzheimer’s disease. “This home is another space to ease the...
  • Joseph Gordon-Levitt Eyes Edward Snowden Role in Oliver Stone Movie

    Oliver Stone seems to have found the man to play NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden in his next pic "The Snowden Files." Sources tell Variety that Stone has offered the part to Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and that the actor has agreed to do it. Though...
  • Little Saigon's newest memorial salutes a war hero of the 13th century

    Little Saigon's newest memorial salutes a war hero of the 13th century
    The streets of Little Saigon have long reflected the recent history of the country that many here fled as their homeland fell to Communist forces. The old flag of South Vietnam flies proudly from storefronts, and the sacrifices of the Vietnam War are...
  • Eric Frein search continues, Pocono Mountain schools reopen

    Eric Frein search continues, Pocono Mountain schools reopen
    Students in the Pocono Mountain School District returned to school under tight security Tuesday morning as police continued to search for Eric Frein, the survivalist and military buff accused of fatally shooting one state trooper and seriously wounding...
  • On Theater: 'Beat' earns its foot-tapping

    On Theater: 'Beat' earns its foot-tapping
    Recall any decade in American history over the latter half of the 20th century and chances are you'll conjure up some music to go with it. Each decade has its own definitive sound. This was the reasoning behind "The Beat Goes On," an original show...
  • Suicide By Veterans Remains A Daunting Problem As VA Struggles To Improve Care

    Suicide By Veterans Remains A Daunting Problem As VA Struggles To Improve Care
    As with many suicides, nobody saw this one coming. Back from his service in Afghanistan, Matthew Melanson was part of a tightly knit group of students at Tunxis Community College. The 22-year-old National Guardsman from Simsbury was known as an avid...
  • 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...
  • Moms reflect on effects of gun control march

    Moms reflect on effects of gun control march
    In the aftermath of the Columbine High School shootings 15 years ago, passionate women from all over the country converged on Washington, D.C., to demand tougher gun restrictions. Called the Million Mom March, it was a powerful grass-roots movement that...
  • Review: 'The Invisible Bridge' by Rick Perlstein

    Review: 'The Invisible Bridge' by Rick Perlstein
    It's a cliché. The college professor asks for a show of hands. How many of you know about the Vietnam war? Nobody. Watergate? A sprinkling. (Maybe they saw the movie with Robert Redford on Netflix.) The kidnapping of heiress Patty Hearst and that whole...
  • John Dean takes a fresh look at Watergate in 'Nixon Defense'

    "My voice on the Nixon tapes is really very clear and very good," says John Dean, adjusting the microphone recording him on a summer day in Westwood. Aug. 9 marks the 40th anniversary of President Richard M. Nixon's resignation from office, and Dean is...