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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • Veteran CBS, CNN Correspondent Bruce Morton Dies At 83

    Bruce Morton, a longtime political correspondent for CBS News and CNN who also covered the Vietnam War and the space program, died Friday at his home in Washington, D.C., after a battle with cancer, according to information provided by CBS News. He was...
  • 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...
  • USC Honors Dennis Hopper With Exhibit, Screening

    The USC School of Cinematic Arts is the new home of the Dennis Hopper Collection. The announcement of the collection, an assembly of the late actor and artist's scripts, awards, film posters, photography and personal letters, was announced by Elizabeth M....
  • For the record

    LAUSD iPads: In the Aug. 29 LATExtra section, an article about former Los Angeles Unified administrator Jaime Aquino's role in iPad contract discussions said the district had spent about $61 million to purchase about 62,000 iPads. The money paid for 62,...
  • Tavis Smiley on 'Death of a King'

    Tavis Smiley on 'Death of a King'
    We know nearly everything there is to know about the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., or so we think. But in his new book, "Death of a King: The Real Story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Final Year," the PBS and public radio host Tavis Smiley turns his...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • Plaque to honor memory of journalist Ruben Salazar

    Ruben Salazar's journalism exposing injustices that faced Mexican Americans in Los Angeles were an inspiration in the 1960s to Chicano activists and organizers such as Rosalio Munoz. On Friday, Munoz, who helped organize the historic 1970 National...
  • Hundreds turn out for VetFest USA in Orlando

    Hundreds turn out for VetFest USA in Orlando
    Army veteran Jolina Lawson returned home to Orlando in April after serving in Afghanistan. Since then, she has been trying to find work as a corrections officer. "It's hard to find work," Lawson, 24, said. "And it's not just me. Many of the veterans I...
  • Scene: Save the dates for these Lehigh Valley events

    Scene: Save the dates for these Lehigh Valley events
    GOLF & TENNIS BENEFIT: The Good Shepherd Golf & Tennis Invitational for Pediatrics gets a 10:30 a.m. shotgun start Sept. 8 at Lehigh Country Club. The tennis tournament begins at 11 a.m. The fundraiser for the Good Shepherd Pediatric Program includes an...