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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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Top Vietnam War (1955-1975) Articles

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  • Ex-Gov. Tom Ridge promotes rights of disabled in the workforce

    HARRISBURG — John Angelo says he has an "amazing gift to share." It's his life story. For nearly his entire adult life, Angelo, 42, has gone to work at Gatti Pharmacy near his childhood home in the small town of Indiana, Indiana County, 177...
  • Still waging a musical War

    Still waging a musical War
    The classic funk rock band War has been around so long that it was named after the Vietnam War – while that conflict was still being fought. In explaining how it was always the band's philosophy to be topical but never political, keyboardist and...
  • Robert W. Weinhold Sr., decorated Army Ranger

    Robert W. Weinhold Sr., decorated Army Ranger
    Robert W. Weinhold Sr., a decorated Army Airborne Ranger in the Vietnam War who later worked for several financial institutions, died Monday at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center of kidney failure. He was 75. The son of Herman W....
  • TIFF 2014: With 'Pigeon,' director Roy Andersson goes out on a limb

    Cult director Roy Andersson was sitting at his kitchen table in Stockholm, struggling to come up with an idea for a script, when he noticed a pigeon on his window sill. “Immediately I thought. ‘Does he have problems too? Maybe he also is...
  • War will not end violence [Letter]

    War will not end violence [Letter]
    I am saddened that President Barack Obama, who rode to election promising to end wars, has once again essentially called on us to go to war ("ISIS is not invincible," Sept. 9). I am also saddened that there is so little protest. This is so different...
  • Civilian Firepower Put Police In Arms Race

    When I graduated from the Hartford Police Academy in 1964, I was given a Colt .38-cal. police revolver, which held six bullets. This was more than enough firepower to keep us safe as we protected the city. Our heaviest piece of equipment was a patrol...
  • Festival-goers haven't forgotten what the battle was for

    Festival-goers haven't forgotten what the battle was for
    Three Vietnam War veterans stood on the ramparts of Fort McHenry, gazed onto the Patapsco where British warships launched hundreds of rockets and mortar shells almost 200 years ago, and imagined the scene that unfolded during the Battle of Baltimore. "I...
  • Memoir recounts how Robert Timberg rebuilt his life after being disfigured by land-mine blast in Vietnam

    The photos of author Robert Timberg in recent years aren't as horrifying as his memoir leads readers to expect. His eyes are direct and unflinching, and his mouth expresses wry amusement. He has the kind of wrinkles normally found on a 74-year-old man...
  • East Ridge High stages play that explores emotional wounds left by the Vietnam War

    CLERMONT — In "Private Wars" the characters emerge from the crucible of the war in Vietnam to face their personal devils as patients in the psych ward of a VA hospital. The play will be presented at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday by East...
  • Could Jim Webb mount credible challenge to Hillary Clinton?

    Could Jim Webb mount credible challenge to Hillary Clinton?
    Jim Webb could be Hillary Clinton's worst nightmare. The former one-term Virginia senator and Vietnam War veteran is making sounds about running for president as a Democrat. He was in Iowa last month; a New Hampshire trip may be in the offing, and he'...
  • Broward Republicans devote time to pondering prospect of Russian nuclear attack followed by Chinese invasion

    Broward Republicans devote time to pondering prospect of Russian nuclear attack followed by Chinese invasion
    With less than five months until Election Day, Broward Republicans shifted their attention away from the re-election of Gov Rick Scott, County Commissioner Chip LaMarca, and state Rep. George Moraitis. Instead, they turned over a chunk of their...