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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • Joe Kittinger brings old warplane to Orlando for Vietnam War memorial

    Joe Kittinger brings old warplane to Orlando for Vietnam War memorial
    The F-4D Phantom jet parked in a hangar at Orlando Executive Airport does not look like much now, its paint faded and scratched, stripped of its engines and instruments. But it once was considered the mightiest flying machine in America's war arsenal....
  • The 2016 Republican presidential nomination: Whose turn? [Commentary]

    The 2016 Republican presidential nomination: Whose turn? [Commentary]
     For more than 60 years with hardly a break, the Republican Partyhas chosen as its standard-bearer someone who has been able to claim it's his turn. Not since military hero Dwight D. Eisenhower defeated Sen. Robert A. Taft of Ohio, whose supporters so...
  • 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...
  • Publisher's Note: Share a Coke

    I am sure you have noticed all the hoopla around Coca-Cola's "Share a Coke" campaign. They have been tagging it the 'Summer of Sharing' and encouraging fans to enjoy a "moment" of happiness. Coke started offering new bottles with your name on it. I...
  • 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...
  • Wedded: Michele Huffman and Larry Mueller

    Wedded: Michele Huffman and Larry Mueller
    Date: May 17 Her story: Michele Huffman, 34, grew up in Perry Hall. She is the special events manager in the fundraising department at Kennedy Krieger Institute. Her mother, Rose Huffman, is a retired nurse and lives in Perry Hall. Her father, Frank...
  • The Nixon resignation at 40 [Commentary]

    The Nixon resignation at 40 [Commentary]
    On the occasion of this week's 40th anniversary of Richard Nixon'sresignation from the presidency, TheWashington Post sponsored a reunion featuring Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, the Watergate reporters who "brought down" the 37th president. In fact,...
  • Israelis, Vietnam, and deregulation: Letters

    Where are crying Israelis? Why on page A3 of the Orlando Sentinel do we often have a picture of a sobbing Palestinian in Gaza? Are there no sobbing Israelis? Unfortunately, Jews have been killed, and Jewish families mourn, too. These pictures of the...
  • Veterans make a pitch for a memorial garden

    A group of veterans and local activists urged the Orange County Fair Board on Thursday to build a memorial garden at the fairgrounds that would honor veterans and the property's military heritage. The garden would be an appropriate addition to the...
  • Jeremiah Denton dies at 89; POW who blinked 'torture' in Morse code

    Jeremiah Denton dies at 89; POW who blinked 'torture' in Morse code
    Jeremiah Denton, the downed Navy pilot who was paraded before television cameras by the Viet Cong and confirmed U.S. suspicions of prisoner maltreatment during the Vietnam War by blinking out the word "torture" in Morse code, has died. He was 89....
  • Editor's choice: 'The Frangipani Hotel' by Violet Kupersmith

    Editor's choice: 'The Frangipani Hotel' by Violet Kupersmith
    "The Frangipani Hotel," a debut collection of thematically linked short stories, opens with "Boat Story," in which a girl working on a school project meets her Vietnamese grandmother's resistance and is told to consult her father. The girl complains:...