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War in Vietnam

Vietnam: Story Without an End

Jonah Raskin | Posted 10.22.2015 | Politics
Jonah Raskin

The bigger the story the longer it takes to reach the front pages of major newspapers and TV screens. That maxim is probably nowhere more evident in recent times than in the example of the War in Vietnam.

47 Years Later, These Vietnam War Photos Still Haunts Us

Posted 11.04.2013 | World

In October of 1966, the Vietnam War had already been raging for nearly 11 years. Thousands of troops were still fighting, and in their midst a courage...

Broadway Miracle Sighted on PBS -- South Pacific Permitted Full Use of Real Instruments

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Melody Breyer-Grell

South Pacific, based on a collection of stories by James Michener, is a multifaceted piece. The plot is the thing in this play, although it is loaded with the requisite number of hit tunes.

The Ghosts of Vietnam Haunt Washington

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Margolis

The American general Stanley McChrystal's news that America risks losing Afghanistan is a bombshell. Washington has spent some $250 billion there since 2001.

Ghosts of Transitions Past

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Tepper Marlin

President-elect Obama appointed old hands to his top economic posts, explaining Wednesday that "the vision for change" comes from him. That's a way to deal with a central problem of transitions.