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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • Tana Hicken, actress and teacher

    Tana Hicken, actress and teacher
    Tana Hicken, a Baltimore actress and teacher who deftly portrayed a wide variety of characters on stage during a professional career that spanned more than four decades, died Aug. 17 at her home in Sparks of myositis, an autoimmune disorder. She was 70....
  • Richard Mark AyusoMay 19, 1945 - August 16, 2014

    Richard Mark Ayuso, “Rick,” was born on May 19, 1945, in Glendale, California, and passed away August 16, 2014, in Burbank, California. He spent his life in Burbank, California. He attended Burroughs High School. He served his country during...
  • Winter Park Institute 2014-15 season of speakers

     Winter Park Institute 2014-15 season of speakers
    Rollins Winter Park Institute, which each year brings world-renowned speakers to Central Florida, has announced its schedule for the 2014-2015 school year. Headliners include author and journalist Eric Schlosser, two-term U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins,...
  • Bombs R Us

    Bombs R Us
    I love drawing jet planes. I spent much of my middle school years drawing them in exquisite detail with bombs and rockets, dogfights and flaming enemy planes shot out of the sky. I built plastic models of just about every Air Force plane in operation past...
  • Bob Timberg's storied life [Commentary]

    In 1970, American blood was being shed on the killing fields of Vietnam. Congress lowered the voting age from 21 to 18. Richard Nixon's Oval Office conversations were being recorded. And in Annapolis, a cub reporter was hired by the Evening Capital. He...
  • 'Civility' a divisive issue in U. of I. faculty decisions

    'Civility' a divisive issue in U. of I. faculty decisions
    In defending its decision to rescind a job offer to Steven Salaita, a professor who posted controversial tweets about Israel, University of Illinois trustees said they would not tolerate demeaning speech. The university's position — particularly...
  • The government vs. the Constitution

    The American Civil Liberties Union and other organizations recently filed a lawsuit accusing the federal government of, among other lapses, denying due process to mothers with children detained at the border, including interfering with their efforts to...
  • CBO explains jump in VA claims

    America's population of living veterans fell by almost five million, or 17 percent, from 2000 to 2013. So why did the number of veterans drawing disability compensation climb by 55 percent over that period? And why have yearly VA disability payments...
  • Drafting Derrick Thomas ushered in a decade of excellence for Chiefs

    The decision made 25 years ago would shape a franchise and define a decade of excellence for Kansas City Chiefs football. Once Carl Peterson, in his first year as the club's general manager, selected Derrick Thomas with the fourth overall pick in the...
  • Tulsa chocolatier's sweet gig

    Tulsa chocolatier's sweet gig
    Chocolate has never been my "thing." Chocolate ice cream? Chocolate cake? Chocolate milk? I've never been tempted by any of them — at least not until I stepped into Glacier Confection's retail store in Tulsa's hip Brady Arts District. Once inside,...
  • 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....