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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • The Nixon resignation at 40 [Commentary]

    The Nixon resignation at 40 [Commentary]
    On the occasion of this week's 40th anniversary ofRichard Nixon'sresignation from the presidency, TheWashington Postsponsored a reunion featuringBob WoodwardandCarl Bernstein, the Watergate reporters who "brought down" the 37th president. In fact,...
  • The Nixon resignation at 40

    On the occasion of this week's 40th anniversary of Richard Nixon's resignation from the presidency, The Washington Post sponsored a reunion featuring Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, the Watergate reporters who "brought down" the 37th president. In fact,...
  • Ex-Im Bank, amnesty, and Tiger: Letters

    Let Ex-Im Bank expire A Front Burner column on Friday from the Florida Chamber of Commerce asserted that the Export-Import Bank is necessary for the success of Florida's flourishing export industry ("Financing helps Fla. firms keep up with foreign...
  • REVIEW: 'Geezers' at Redtwist Theatre ★★

    REVIEW: 'Geezers' at Redtwist Theatre ★★½
    Tommy Lee Johnston's "Geezers" has its heart in all the right places. But the writing in this world premiere for Redtwist Theatre, directed by Jan Ellen Graves, could use some tweaks to overcome some of its Hallmark Channel sentimentality. Jack (Aaron...
  • Emmy-Nominated Writers Bent History to Tell Their Stories

    "The truth doesn't really want to line up and be a dramatic story very often," says John Rice, co-writer (with Joe Batteer) of the Emmy-nominated Lifetime mini "Bonnie and Clyde" (pictured). "It goes down corridors that lead to nothing, and has beats that...
  • As disability awards grow, so do concerns with veracity of PTSD claims

    As disability awards grow, so do concerns with veracity of PTSD claims
    The 49-year-old veteran explained that he suffered from paranoia in crowds, nightmares and unrelenting flashbacks from the Iraq war. He said he needed his handgun to feel secure and worried that he would shoot somebody. The symptoms were textbook post-...
  • Extraordinary Life: A Litigator With A Gift For Mediation

     Extraordinary Life: A Litigator With A Gift For Mediation
    Palmer McGee was a soft spoken, white-shoe lawyer with an innate sense of fairness and compassion. He embodied paradox: a West Point graduate who actively opposed the war in Vietnam; a Republican who ran for the U.S. Senate on a peace ticket. He...
  • TV picks for the week of Aug. 3-9

    Near the 40th anniversary of his resignation from office, former President Richard M. Nixon gets a lot of TV face time. Pro football is back (kind of) and we're in for more "Bachelor" shenanigans. Here's what caught my eye on television this week:...
  • Re-creating the Tribe

    During a recent rehearsal for a new local production of the rock musical "Hair," 61-year-old Thomas Ortalano spontaneously starts singing the words to the song "Donna." Before long, 19-year-old Tyler Fernandez and the rest of the young cast chime in and...
  • 'The Great Society' a bustle of history lacking full LBJ picture

    'The Great Society' a bustle of history lacking full LBJ picture
    When last seen in Robert Schenkkan's "All the Way," Lyndon B. Johnson was being serenaded with "Happy Days Are Here Again." After brokering the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 with an iron fist and a good ol' boy smile, he managed to escape...
  • Dennis Dale McDougall: Vietnam War defined Army hero's life

     Dennis Dale McDougall: Vietnam War defined Army hero's life
    Early in the Vietnam War's infamous Tet Offensive, on Feb. 2, 1968, U.S. Army 1st Lt. Dennis McDougall was leading his platoon through heavy enemy fire in the streets of My Tho when a Viet Cong sniper shot him square in the chest. McDougall survived,...