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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • Review: Shining new light on 'Night of the Living Dead'

    Review: Shining new light on 'Night of the Living Dead'
    The documentary "Birth of the Living Dead" is a nifty little tribute to that granddaddy of the modern zombie movie, George A. Romero's "Night of the Living Dead." Writer-director-editor Rob Kuhns (he also produced with wife, Esther Cassidy) enjoyably...
  • 330 orphans arrive in Los Angeles

     
    South Vietnamese and Cambodian orphans are carried from evacuation plane at Los Angeles International Airport in white cardboard boxes that served as bassinettes for the trip from the Philippines....
  • Damaged blimp hangar in Tustin worries O.C. officials

    Damaged blimp hangar in Tustin worries O.C. officials
    The twin blimp hangars in Tustin have stood tall since World War II, a home port to enormous zeppelins and fleets of helicopters that were being readied for war. But age is finally starting to catch up. The roof of one of the 17-story structures...
  • 'Healing Sgt. Warren': Touching, painful, poignant, readers say

    'Healing Sgt. Warren': Touching, painful, poignant, readers say
    "Touching, painful and poignant" is how one reader described "Healing Sgt. Warren," a story in Sunday's Los Angeles Times. That reader was one of many who wrote to The Times with comments about the article by Christopher Goffard and photos and video by...
  • American whistle-blowers meet with Edward Snowden in Russia

    American whistle-blowers meet with Edward Snowden in Russia
    MOSCOW -- Former National Security Agency analyst Edward Snowden met in Moscow this week with four Americans who in some cases had acted as whistle-blowers during their own careers, the group told journalists Thursday. Former CIA analyst Ray McGovern,...
  • TV review: 'Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight' stays out of the ring

    TV review: 'Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight' stays out of the ring
    The title of Stephen Frears' new docudrama, which debuts on HBO on Saturday, is obviously provocative: "Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight." It could refer to many things — his bouts in the boxing ring, his complicated relationship with the public or...
  • Jim Lee talks Batman, Italy and the psychology of villains

     
    This post has been corrected, as detailed below. Jim Lee is no small name in the world of comics. With […]...
  • American Film Institute to give Jane Fonda a Life Achievement Award

    American Film Institute to give Jane Fonda a Life Achievement Award
    Two-time Oscar-winning actress Jane Fonda has been named the recipient of the American Film Institute's 42nd Life Achievement Award. The award will be presented at a gala tribute on June 5. Her father, actor Henry Fonda, was the AFI Life Achievement...
  • Bill Eppridge dies at 75; took famed photo of RFK after shooting

    Bill Eppridge dies at 75; took famed photo of RFK after shooting
    Life magazine photographer Bill Eppridge was on assignment taking pictures of wild horses in the Montana mountains in 1968 when he got word that Robert F. Kennedy was running for president. "I jumped into my Jeep, drove about 20 miles down the worst...
  • 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...
  • Michael Jackson verdict and 7 other tragic pop music figures

    Michael Jackson verdict and 7 other tragic pop music figures
    Wednesday’s verdict absolving concert promoter AEG Live of responsibility for Michael Jackson’s untimely death in 2009 while preparing for what was to be a major career comeback raises the question of whether the spotlight will ever return...