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  • 'Guns of August 2': What led to Vietnam War: My Word

     'Guns of August 2': What led to Vietnam War: My Word
    In the book "The Guns of August," historian Barbara Tuchman describes the decisions that, 100 years ago, led to World War I. But this August brings us another momentous turning point: the 50th anniversary of the Gulf of Tonkin Incident of 1964.
  • Muhammad Ali's 'Fight of the Century' gloves sell for nearly $400,000

    Muhammad Ali's 'Fight of the Century' gloves sell for nearly $400,000
    DALLAS (Reuters) - The gloves that boxing great Muhammad Ali wore in his legendary 1971 fight against Joe Frazier in what became known as the Fight of the Century sold at auction on Thursday for almost $400,000 (237,023 pounds). An anonymous bidder...

    Warner Bros. Teaming with 'Divergent' Producers on Vietnam Tale 'Honorable Exit' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Warner Bros. and Red Wagon Entertainment are teaming on the movie project "Honorable Exit" about the 1975 secret evacuation of Saigon during the last 60 days of the Vietnam War. The project, based on the yet-to-be-published book by Thurston Clarke,...

    Vietnam War defined Army hero's life

    Vietnam War defined Army hero's life
    Early in the Vietnam War's infamous Tet Offensive, on Feb. 2, 1968, U.S. Army 1st Lt. Dennis McDougall was leading his platoon through heavy enemy fire in the streets of My Tho when a Viet Cong sniper shot him square in the chest. McDougall survived,...

    Muhammad Ali's 'Fight of the Century' gloves up for auction

    By Marice Richter DALLAS, July 31 (Reuters) - The gloves that boxing legend Muhammad Ali wore in his legendary 1971 fight against Joe Frazier in what became known as the Fight of the Century will come up for auction on Thursday and are expected to...