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  • Review: 'The Greatest Comeback' by Patrick J. Buchanan

    Review: 'The Greatest Comeback' by Patrick J. Buchanan
    In 1965, a young Patrick Buchanan corralled a washed-up Richard Nixon at a Republican gathering just outside St. Louis to say he wanted to work on what he felt certain would be Nixon's 1968 presidential campaign. Buchanan was a conservative editorial...
  • Children go to war in Barry Kirsch's photo exhibit

    Children go to war in Barry Kirsch's photo exhibit
    In Barry Kirsch's photograph, his subject regards the camera with a soldier's eyes weary from the horrors of war. The dirt on his face speaks of long hours crouched in the jungles of Vietnam. Just under that dirt: the face of a 10-year-old child. The...
  • U.S. image unharmed by drones and surveillance, global study finds

    U.S. image unharmed by drones and surveillance, global study finds
    American counterterrorism practices that attack suspects from unmanned drones and expose the private communications of millions are opposed worldwide but haven't inflicted serious damage on the United States' image abroad, the Pew Research Center found in...
  • Vietnam refugee reconnects with Tavares doctor who helped rescue him in 1979

    Vietnam refugee reconnects with Tavares doctor who helped rescue him in 1979
    The vintage photo shows a young American medical officer examining a 5-year-old Vietnamese refugee, tears rolling down the boy's cheek. The year is 1979, and the earnest physician on board the USS Wabash in the South China Sea is Richard Bosshardt,...
  • With U.S. encouragement, VA disability claims rise sharply

     With U.S. encouragement, VA disability claims rise sharply
    As Malvin Espinosa prepared to retire from the Army in 2011, a Veterans Affairs counselor urged him to apply for disability pay. List all your medical problems, the counselor said. Espinosa, a mechanic at Ft. Lee in Virginia, had never considered...
  • China rebukes Hagel's 'intimidation' charge in sea dispute

    China rebukes Hagel's 'intimidation' charge in sea dispute
    Chinese officials reacted angrily Saturday to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's suggestions that China was using “intimidation, coercion” and the “threat of force” to assert its claims in the South China Sea. Hagel's remarks...
  • Ed Page On Facebook: Veteran Tom Condon recalls Vietnam — and the tragic lesson we didn't learn

    The following is an abridged version of a conversation at http://www.facebook.com/edpagecourant. Tom Nash: What this war proved was that whiz kids with no military background could not prosecute a war from their desks in Washington. The U.S. won every...
  • Visiting the VFW, with all due respect

    Visiting the VFW, with all due respect
    On Monday I was lucky enough to be assigned to a news conference by Sen. Bob Casey up at the VFW Post 7293 in Whitehall Township. Sen. Casey, who was there to talk about problems in Veterans Affairs and a bill he wrote to address them, is one of the...
  • JUNE 6 | 2014 Printers Row Lit Fest Kick-Off with Rick Kogan

    JUNE 6 | 2014 Printers Row Lit Fest Kick-Off with Rick Kogan
    Friday, June 6, 2014 | 11:00 a.m.  Reception and Luncheon with Rick Kogan The Chicago Tribune and the Union League Club of Chicago invite you to this very special reception and luncheon kicking-off the 2014 Printers Row Lit Fest! Enjoy access to and...
  • Lit Fest authors reflect on books tied to 1985

    Lit Fest authors reflect on books tied to 1985
    In 1985, in a South Loop neighborhood once the hub of Chicago publishing, a group of book lovers started a book fair. Thirty years later, that book fair has grown into Printers Row Lit Fest, the highlight of Chicago's literary calendar. In the spirit of...
  • Never leave a soldier behind? Then negotiate with terrorists we must.

    The release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, which we can now watch in a video provided by the Taliban, has caused spasms of outrage among Republicans (mostly) who take issue with swapping him for five high-value Taliban leaders. Conservatives, for their own...
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