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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • Elliot Goldenthal's new Pacific Symphony piece is all about timing

     Elliot Goldenthal's new Pacific Symphony piece is all about timing
    Elliot Goldenthal descended a swooping staircase in the three-story urban aerie just off Union Square that he calls studio and home. "I got it cheap 25 years ago," he explained of the space, which he shares with his longtime partner, director Julie...
  • 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...
  • 'The Americans' recap: Nina must steal tech secrets -- or else!

    'The Americans' recap: Nina must steal tech secrets -- or else!
    Fearing execution on treason charges, KGB spy Nina Sergeevna (Annet Mahendru) must steal U.S. military secrets or flee for her life on “Stealth,” Episode 11 of “The Americans” on FX. The Soviets are desperate to acquire leading-...
  • 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...
  • Chan Lowe: Rick Scott's Victory Tour

    Chan Lowe: Rick Scott's Victory Tour
    My hat is off to Florida Gov. Rick Scott for the sheer brazenness of launching a campaign “Victory Tour” to celebrate his accomplishments after the end of the 2014 legislative session.   It’s reminiscent of the old solution to the...
  • Justice Alito's vote will be key in 3 cases challenging Obama's power

    Justice Alito's vote will be key in 3 cases challenging Obama's power
    A week after President Obama's 2012 reelection, the conservative Federalist Society gathered 1,500 lawyers in black tie to hear one of their own, Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr., vow to hold the line against an ever-expanding federal government that "towers...
  • 'Mad Men' recap: Don sells out for cigarettes

    'Mad Men' recap: Don sells out for cigarettes
    On “Mad Men,” a cigarette is never just a cigarette. Since the opening minutes of the series pilot, “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes,” cigarettes have played an almost totemic role in the life of Don Draper.  Not the ones everyone’...
  • Hagel says U.S. acted swiftly to protect ex-POW Bowe Bergdahl's safety

    Hagel says U.S. acted swiftly to protect ex-POW Bowe Bergdahl's safety
    Senior Republicans on Sunday criticized President Obama for releasing five Taliban prisoners to secure the return of an American prisoner of war, arguing that it breached longstanding U.S. policy against negotiating with terrorists.   “What does...
  • Film Review: '1971'

    Joanna Hamilton's well-constructed documentary "1971" showcases ordinary people who broke into a local FBI office, stole all the files and published them, thereby revealing to the unsuspecting American public the shocking illegal practices of J. Edgar...
  • Local vets help Liberty students get to Vietnam museum exhibit

     
    A group of Bethlehem high school students will be learning about the Vietnam War at the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum today thanks to the efforts of two local veterans. The 40 students from Liberty High School will be seeing “The Vietnam War: A...
  • A long-hidden mural is revealed, along with a piece of UCLA history

    A long-hidden mural is revealed, along with a piece of UCLA history
    As an undergraduate at UCLA in the 1970s, Helen Singleton often visited the student union building to see a mural she and six other students painted on a wall as a tribute to African American history. The artwork was a sepia-toned collage and a self-...