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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • As disability awards grow, so do concerns with veracity of PTSD claims

    As disability awards grow, so do concerns with veracity of PTSD claims
    The 49-year-old veteran explained that he suffered from paranoia in crowds, nightmares and unrelenting flashbacks from the Iraq war. He said he needed his handgun to feel secure and worried that he would shoot somebody. The symptoms were textbook post-...
  • Nixon reframes Watergate scandal in rereleased 1983 interviews

    Nixon reframes Watergate scandal in rereleased 1983 interviews
    On the eve of Richard Nixon's resignation 40 years ago, he could hear protesters chanting outside the White House as he retired to the Lincoln Sitting Room to make calls. The distant shouting reminded him of the height of the Vietnam War protests....
  • Dakota Fanning Joins Ewan McGregor in 'American Pastoral'

    Dakota Fanning has been cast opposite Ewan McGregor and Jennifer Connelly in Lakeshore Entertainment's "American Pastoral." The film, directed by Philip Noyce, is based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel by Philip Roth. Fanning will play the role of...
  • Is economic stagnation the new normal?

    Is economic stagnation the new normal?
    The concept of "secular stagnation" — that the economy may be facing a protracted period of low growth and high unemployment — has been seeping back into economic and policy discourse. Once relegated to the margins of heterodox economic...
  • Today's special meeting in Winter Garden may start without an invocation or the Pledge of Allegiance

    Today's special meeting in Winter Garden may start without an invocation or the Pledge of Allegiance
    Today's special commission meeting in Winter Garden – called to address a controversy over the Pledge of Allegiance and public invocations – may start without either, according to the meeting agenda on the city website. Winter Garden's...
  • Vietnam Vet Hopes New Pentagon Guidelines Help Him And Others Gain Benefits

    Conley Monk, a Vietnam War veteran who has been fighting for decades to have his military discharge status upgraded, expressed hope Friday that new Pentagon guidelines will help him and other Vietnam Veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder finally...
  • 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...
  • Jennifer Connelly Joins Ewan McGregor in 'American Pastoral'

    Jennifer Connelly has joined Ewan McGregor in Lakeshore's upcoming "American Pastoral," Phillip Noyce is directing the project based on Phillip Roth's Pulitzer Prize winning novel. Connelly will play Dawn, the wife of McGregor's Swede Levov character....
  • Vietnam War, how it began and how it ended

    To the editor: Steve Brodner's cartoon reminds me of the adage, "The young men fight the old men's war." I was drafted into the Army in August 1966. Reporting to Ft. Dix, N.J., my fellow draftees wondered who would come home and who wouldn't. ("...
  • 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...