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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • Review: 'Our Nixon' traces ex-president's dramatic arc

    Review: 'Our Nixon' traces ex-president's dramatic arc
    While it's one memory lane some may rather not stroll down, the divisive near-term-and-a-half of America's disgraced 37th president is recounted with economy, focus and, at times, pitch-dark humor in the documentary "Our Nixon." Director Penny Lane,...
  • TCA press tour: Muhammad Ali fights again in HBO Supreme Court film

    TCA press tour: Muhammad Ali fights again in HBO Supreme Court film
    Muhammad Ali's most fierce and important fight might have been outside the ring. HBO's upcoming film "Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight" looks at the legal battle that ensued when the boxer refused to serve in the Vietnam War, a move that also saw him...
  • Review: Challenges in and out of ring in 'Trials of Muhammad Ali'

     Review: Challenges in and out of ring in 'Trials of Muhammad Ali'
    Muhammad Ali has one of the most recognizable faces in the world and is such a beloved public persona that George W. Bush personally presented him with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the ultimate honor for an American civilian, in 2005. It would not...
  • Tom Clancy dies at 66; insurance agent found his calling in spy thrillers

    Tom Clancy dies at 66; insurance agent found his calling in spy thrillers
    In 1980, Tom Clancy was making a decent living as an insurance agent. But underwriting fire, casualty and car policies wasn't the stuff of his dreams. In his spare time he began to plot a novel — about an ex-Marine who worked for the CIA and a...
  • Syria -- to strike or not to strike

    Syria -- to strike or not to strike
    After the end of the Vietnam War in 1975, many Americans developed an aversion to military conflict known as the Vietnam Syndrome. That apparently was cured after a U.S.-led coalition's decisive victory in the 1991 Persian Gulf War, giving way to...
  • Donald Rumsfeld the obscurer in 'The Unknown Known'

     Donald Rumsfeld the obscurer in 'The Unknown Known'
    TELLURIDE, Colo. — Donald Rumsfeld is no Robert McNamara. Just ask filmmaker Errol Morris, who has taken on both controversial former Defense secretaries as documentary subjects in their twilight years: McNamara in 2003's "The Fog of War," and now...
  • James Spader as Ultron: ‘Avengers’ star Tom Hiddleston approves [poll]

     
    This morning's news that James Spader will play the titular villain in Marvel's “Avengers: Age of Ultron” has the Internet […]...
  • 'The Newsroom' has its critics, fans among journalists

     'The Newsroom' has its critics, fans among journalists
    When "The Newsroom" premiered on HBO in June 2012, its opening credits, in which black and white images of Walter Cronkite, Edward R. Murrow and David Brinkley floated across the screen to soaring theme music, signaled the high-minded ambitions of its...
  • 'China Beach' celebrates its 25th anniversary with DVDs and cast reunion

     'China Beach' celebrates its 25th anniversary with DVDs and cast reunion
    It had been only 13 years since the fall of Saigon when ABC premiered the award-winning Vietnam War drama series "China Beach" on April 26, 1988. The physical and psychological wounds of the war were still painfully fresh. -------------------- FOR...
  • Securing WMD? It's been done

    Securing WMD? It's been done
    Secretary of State John F. Kerry was probably right when he said "it can't be done," referring to getting Syria, in a week's time, to surrender control of its chemical weapons. But timelines aside, compelling a Middle Eastern state through threat of...
  • Fall 2013 classical music events include notes of protest

    Fall 2013 classical music events include notes of protest
    The fall music season will begin with dissent. Petitions have been circulated calling for companies that employ Russian artists, such as the Metropolitan Opera and San Francisco Opera, to protest Russian President Vladimir Putin's human rights policies,...