| Dec 8, 2009
Officials in the U.S. and Vietnamese governments agreed in 2002 to carry out joint research on the health and environmental impact of Agent Orange and other toxic defoliants, on the assumption that aid would follow the scientific results.
| Mar 2, 2009
Actor in '70s horror films
Robert Quarry, 83, a prolific actor best known for his horror-movie roles as Count Yorga and the Deathmaster, died Feb. 20 at the Motion Picture & Television Fund Hospital in Woodland Hills, a hospital...
| Feb 14, 2010
When Southwest Chamber Music became the first American ensemble since the Vietnam War to set up a musical residency in Vietnam in 2006, artistic director Jeff von der Schmidt had high hopes that the two countries -- forever tied through history and war --...
| Mar 12, 2010
"Valley of Death: The Tragedy at Dien Bien Phu That Led America into the Vietnam War"
Random House, 698 pages, $35
It is a curiosity of history that the French lost control of Dien Bien Phu, in the northwest corner of Vietnam, two years before the famous...