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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • Bill would add names of 'Lost 74' sailors to Vietnam Veterans Memorial

    Bill would add names of 'Lost 74' sailors to Vietnam Veterans Memorial
    The ship's bow sank in a few minutes. The battle to add its deceased crew members' names to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial has lasted more than a decade. But it could soon be coming to an end. A House-approved bill could clear the way for the names...
  • What the 9/11 museum could learn from two Latin American memorials

    What the 9/11 museum could learn from two Latin American memorials
    It is difficult to say at which point during my visit to the 9/11 Memorial Museum I went from somber to irritated. Was it at the umpteenth piece of mangled wreckage? Or at one of the overwhelming displays, cluttered with everything from a man's watch to...
  • Army's decision makes no sense

    I always thought they should put in Washington, D.C., monuments to protesters of the Vietnam War, along with the traditional ones commemorating those who died on the battlefield. Blind worship of our military is dangerous, and I commend this man for...
  • Bryan Cranston to Star in HBO Films' 'All the Way' Adaptation

    Bryan Cranston is going "All the Way" with HBO Films. The studio has acquired the rights to the Tony Award-winning play starring Cranston as President Lyndon Johnson, which also won him a Tony Award as Best Actor. Robert Schenkkan will adapt his play...
  • Humor column: Looking at terms for the Oval Office

    Humor column: Looking at terms for the Oval Office
    Once again, my neighbor Babble was puzzled. "What's this I hear," he asked me, "about some Republicans wanting to sue the president, or impeach the president, or put the president in time-out, or something like that?" That's what they're saying,...
  • Serving their country, since the Civil War

    Ever since he was a child, 65-year-old Edward Mathis of Easton remembers some member of his family serving in the military. So, with that thought in mind last year, he researched the matter and found an unbroken chain that started long before he fought in...
  • 'Fargo' Season 2 to Change Timeline, Characters, Location

    Oh gosh, "Fargo" exec producers Noah Hawley and Warren Littlefield weren't shy about sharing details about for the FX miniseries' recently announced second season. Hawley, who is credited for writing all the episodes of the first season but will be...
  • In Theory: What would you say to veterans who are dealing with guilt?

    Q: What might you say to someone who served in the armed forces — perhaps even decades ago — and who carries guilt over having killed others in a time of war? War is one of the unpleasant, unavoidable necessities of life in the world as it...
  • Jennifer Connelly Joins Ewan McGregor in 'American Pastoral'

    Jennifer Connelly has joined Ewan McGregor in Lakeshore's upcoming "American Pastoral," Phillip Noyce is directing the project based on Phillip Roth's Pulitzer Prize winning novel. Connelly will play Dawn, the wife of McGregor's Swede Levov character....
  • Vietnam War, how it began and how it ended

    To the editor: Steve Brodner's cartoon reminds me of the adage, "The young men fight the old men's war." I was drafted into the Army in August 1966. Reporting to Ft. Dix, N.J., my fellow draftees wondered who would come home and who wouldn't. ("...
  • 21st Century immigration: Not your grandparents' way of becoming American

    21st Century immigration: Not your grandparents' way of becoming American
    To the editor: The story of early 20th century immigrant Benjamin Axelrod takes us back to a time when being in America was more synonymous with being an American. ("The boy who was desperate to be an American," Op-Ed, July 5) For immigrants during that...