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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • Veterans make a pitch for a memorial garden

    A group of veterans and local activists urged the Orange County Fair Board on Thursday to build a memorial garden at the fairgrounds that would honor veterans and the property's military heritage. The garden would be an appropriate addition to the...
  • Wars teach painful lessons on geography

    Wars teach painful lessons on geography
    The Crimean Peninsula is squarely in the international spotlight. Crimea? I knew it was somewhere over there near southern Russia. I think I even knew it bordered the Black Sea. I didn't know Crimea is — was — part of Ukraine and had only a...
  • Horror cinema: A valentine to genre favorites from two admirers

     
    At this time of year the cinematic conversation usually is centered on Oscar front-runners, or the best titles that screened […]...
  • City breaks ground on affordable apartment complex

    City breaks ground on affordable apartment complex
    Standing in a massive, 15-feet deep hole, city officials broke ground on a 44-unit affordable housing project that will give preferences to veterans on Wednesday. The $20.4 million project for low-income residents at 327-331 W. Salem St. is expected to...
  • Ex-congressman and veteran makes his peace in North Korea visit

    SAN FRANCISCO — For decades, former eight-term Bay Area Rep. Paul N. "Pete" McCloskey Jr. has dreamed of a Korean War battle moment he cannot shake: Peering into a trench he sees the terrified faces of his teenage opponents, clutching wicker baskets...
  • Oba William King and the art of storytelling

    Oba William King and the art of storytelling
    Oba William King plays a djembe drum, a kufi covers his bald head, and West African Anansi folk tales are in his repertoire. And although King's work is inspired by ancestral art forms, it would only be part of the story to label King an African...
  • Remembering the '60s, one year at a time

    Once again, my neighbor Babble was an eye-catching sight. He was wearing a skinny tie and skinny stovepipe pants — no mean feat, since he's not skinny. He had slicked-back hair, but was holding a shaggy wig in his hand. And for some reason, he had...
  • Review: 'Passion Play' a religious-themed romp through history

    Right at the start of Sarah Ruhl's "Passion Play," now at the Odyssey Theatre, a religious crisis of the kind Freud would have appreciated erupts. The actress playing Mary in the town's religious pageant secretly has the hots for the young hunk...
  • Behind Pete Seeger, a formative father and mother

    Behind Pete Seeger, a formative father and mother
    Driving home from a performance of Handel's "Theodora" the night Pete Seeger died, I switched on the radio. "Where Have All the Flowers Gone" was playing. It was an extraordinary concurrence. Handel's oratorio concerns political protest. Christian...
  • History lessons, with popcorn, for America's undergraduates

     History lessons, with popcorn, for America's undergraduates
    The merits of the nine nominees for the Academy Award for best picture are being debated by cineastes around the world. But as a college professor, this year's Oscar nominees also reaffirm the growing importance of the movies in the classroom and how film...
  • Ron Spencer, 67, artist

    Ron Spencer, 67, artist
    Ron Spencer, an artist who twice restored the painted designs on a Linthicum church's ceiling and walls, died Wednesday of bone cancer at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. He was 67. Mr. Spencer, who lived in Baltimore, graduated from Baltimore City...