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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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Top Vietnam War (1955-1975) Articles

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  • Broadway Review: 'All the Way'

    What do you say we take up a collection and send every one of those clowns in Congress to "All the Way," Robert Schenkkan's jaw-dropping political drama about President Lyndon B. Johnson's Herculean efforts (and Pyrrhic sacrifices) to get the 1964 Civil...
  • Wes Anderson: 12 Fun Facts About His Movies

    It's no secret that Wes Anderson jam packs his films with Easter eggs that make watching his pics akin to embarking on a scavenger hunt. Just like you can discover something new with each viewing, there's still much to learn about the enigmatic director...
  • Review: Wonders of Timothy Washington at Craft and Folk Art Museum

    Review: Wonders of Timothy Washington at Craft and Folk Art Museum
    Now in his late 60s, Los Angeles artist Timothy Washington is enjoying his first solo museum exhibition. Associated with the 1960s assemblage movement in South L.A., Washington is a contemporary of David Hammons, Betye Saar, John Outterbridge and Noah...
  • Letters: Crisis in the Crimea

    Letters: Crisis in the Crimea
    Re "Russia's power play gains steam," March 3 I was against the Vietnam War and against our invasion of Iraq. I believe military action should be undertaken only in the gravest of circumstances and for the most compelling of reasons. The situation...
  • For some recruits, the military is the family business

    For some recruits, the military is the family business
    Growing up, when Alex Pownall watched his father, he saw a man who loved his job. John Pownall has served 20 years in the military, the last 12 as a recruiter for the Maryland National Guard. He was sent to defend Andrews Air Force Base after the...
  • U.S. should offer sanctuary to Afghanis [Letter]

    One of the most horrific episodes of the Vietnam war was the plight of those South Vietnamese who were loyal to the United States throughout the war. Known as the "boat people," they desperately, and often fatally, tried to escape Communist retaliation...
  • Gay conversion therapy -- the 'speech' versus 'conduct' debate

    Gay conversion therapy -- the 'speech' versus 'conduct' debate
    A California law that prohibits therapists from trying to change the sexual orientation of children and adolescents survived another legal challenge this week. The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals announced that an earlier decision by a three-judge panel...
  • Fair Board eyes means of setting up veterans exhibit

    The Orange County Fair Board on Thursday approved steps to create a nonprofit organization whose primary goal would be set up a veterans exhibit at the fairgrounds in Costa Mesa. Officials estimate that it will cost the organization $12,000 to $15,000...
  • Edward Snowden's weasel ways

    Granting Edward Snowden clemency, as many have urged, would send a terrible message to other potential whistle-blowers. Yes, he may have sparked an important national privacy debate, but he did so through reprehensible actions that harmed national...
  • Field guide to departing lawmakers -- and possible successors

    Henry A. Waxman’s surprise announcement that he’s leaving Congress means that four longtime California lawmakers are retiring from the House of Representatives. Two are Democrats, two Republicans. Combined, they served more than 100 years in...
  • Hmong vets suffer setback in quest for burial at U.S. cemeteries

    Hmong vets suffer setback in quest for burial at U.S. cemeteries
    WASHINGTON — For years, they have sought to heal what they call a lingering wound from the Vietnam War era. Hmong veterans — who fought in the CIA-backed secret war in Laos in the 1960s and '70s — have tried to obtain the right to be...