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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • Veterans deaths cast cloud over future of VA Secretary Shinseki

    Veterans deaths cast cloud over future of VA Secretary Shinseki
    Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki has faced tough battles before. He's a twice-wounded Army veteran of the Vietnam War and was a harsh critic of George W. Bush's strategy for the invasion of Iraq. But whether Shinseki, who is one of President...
  • Orlando sculptor promotes art therapy on PBS

    Orlando sculptor promotes art therapy on PBS
    Orlando sculptor Steve Piscitelli will reach an audience beyond Central Florida when he shares his story on "Artisodes." The program airs at 8 p.m. Thursday on WUCF-Channel 24, Orlando's PBS station. Piscitelli, a Vietnam War veteran, draws on those...
  • Communist Party USA gathers in Chicago

    Communist Party USA gathers in Chicago
    A cheerleader for the Russian Revolution in the early 20th century and a leader in the labor movement during the Depression; hounded during the McCarthy era and orphaned after the fall of the Soviet Union, the Communist Party USA on Friday returned to...
  • Emmy-winning Conan O'Brien keeps his talk show 'Conany'

    Emmy-winning Conan O'Brien keeps his talk show 'Conany'
    Don’t be fooled by the invincible hair. That 6-foot-4 ivory tower of Irishness (perhaps 7 feet with that steely, eternal carrot top), Conan O’Brien ┬áis aging along with the rest of us. Now 51 and with more than 20 years of TV hosting —...
  • Can Obama pull a Nixon with the Iraq crisis?

    For the United States, the Iraq war ranks as the most consequential foreign policy failure since Vietnam. In neither instance did U.S. forces succumb to outright defeat, of course. In both, with victory proving elusive, Americans wearied of the fight...
  • Back in U.S., Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl probably faces a long recovery

    Back in U.S., Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl probably faces a long recovery
    Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who returned to the U.S. on Friday in good physical condition, probably faces a lengthy recovery adjusting to life after five years of captivity in Afghanistan, Army medical specialists said. Bergdahl, 28, arrived at a near-...
  • Sgt. Bergdahl and the US departure from Afghanistan

    Soon we shall get to the bottom of the swap of five Taliban kingpins from the Guantanamo Bay detention facility for one Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. In time we will learn whether Bergdahl really served with "honor and distinction" and was "captured on the...
  • CANNES: Korean Sales Co. Finecut to Handle Romance 'Obsessed'

    Korean sales powerhouse Finecut will handle "Obsessed," a steamy romance from Kim Dae-woo, writer of "Untold Scandal." The pic gets a wide release today in South Korea through hard-charging indie distributor Next Entertainment World. Recently launched...
  • Jane Fonda, set for an AFI Life Achievement Award, is still achieving

     Jane Fonda, set for an AFI Life Achievement Award, is still achieving
    It's hard to think of someone in public life who has had more disparate phases and identities than Jane Fonda. There's the brilliant actress (and daughter of a Hollywood legend), the polarizing political activist, the exercise maven, the rich...
  • George Will's head-in-the-sand take on college sexual assault

    On a summer evening in 1984, conservative columnist George Will attended a Bruce Springsteen concert, where he heard “Born in the U.S.A.,” Springsteen’s scathing critique of the Vietnam War. Will, who stuffed his ears with cotton balls...
  • A day to honor all veterans [Editorial]

    Today is the 70th anniversary of D-Day, the massive invasion of Normandy that cost the lives of 9,000 Allied soldiers. It is a day not only for recalling the heroic efforts of those who stormed the beaches that day but of the World War II generation...