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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • Commentary: Laurel American Legion Post 60 wants you

    As we ease into 2013, you may find yourself with an appetite for broadening your dining, drinking and dancing landscape. Suggestion: Add 2 Main St. to your list. Never heard of it?  It's American Legion Post 60. And don't let its off-the-beaten-path...
  • Robert Shipley Auerbach, co-founder of Maryland Green Party

    Robert Shipley Auerbach, co-founder of Maryland Green Party
    Robert Shipley Auerbach, one of the founding members of the Maryland Green Party and the party's three-time nominee for the U.S. House of Representatives, died Dec. 12 from injuries suffered in a hit-and-run accident that evening in Greenbelt. He was 92....
  • Love grows among coal-mining poverty in Venus Theatre's 'Claudie Hukill'

    Love grows among coal-mining poverty in Venus Theatre's 'Claudie Hukill'
    "Claudie Hukill," on stage at Venus Theatre on C Street through Dec. 23, is a play about a poor family, struggling to survive hard economic times and personal tragedies in a West Virginia mining town. Set in 1972, the play is filled with generational,...
  • Why did Obama defend and then drop Susan Rice?

    Why did Obama defend and then drop Susan Rice?
    Whether Susan Rice jumped or was pushed from consideration to succeed retiring Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, her removal from the equation clears one bone of partisan contention from President Barack Obama's plate as he heads into his second term....
  • Med tech accused in hepatitis C case pleads not guilty

    Med tech accused in hepatitis C case pleads not guilty
    A traveling hospital worker accused of stealing pain-killing drugs, contaminating syringes and infecting dozens of patients with hepatitis C pleaded not guilty to the charges in New Hampshire federal court Monday. David Kwiatkowski, 33, who was trained...
  • South Laurel/Montpelier: Celebrate Black History Month at Montpelier exhibit and reception

    The Montpelier Arts Center is currently staging a special exhibition in celebration of Black History Month.  "Fighting on Two Fronts: Black Military Service in the United States" features the experience of black military personnel from the American...
  • Plethora of employment programs can overwhelm wounded veterans

    Plethora of employment programs can overwhelm wounded veterans
    Wounded soldiers returning from war can find plenty of programs through nonprofits and the government that offer to help them re-enter the workforce. The problem, according to a new report, is that there are so many employment programs, often...
  • Obama administration assaults press freedom

    Obama administration assaults press freedom
    In Washington, as in any seat of power, most acts of folly begin with hubris. Government leaders, elected or appointed, usually don't intend to do the wrong thing, to overstep or cause harm, but they become so convinced, so certain of their purpose,...
  • Vietnam-era anti-war act in Catonsville still resonates

    Vietnam-era anti-war act in Catonsville still resonates
    Mary Murphy looked up from the paperwork on her desk one day in May 1968. A man stood in the doorway of her office — a Catholic priest. He was staring at her. "Can I help you, sir?" said Mary Murphy. The man in the doorway didn't hesitate....
  • Two members of the Catonsville Nine return after 45 years

    Two members of the Catonsville Nine return after 45 years
    One of the most catalytic anti-war actions of the Vietnam War happened at 1010 Frederick Road in Catonsville in 1968, but most people wouldn't know it by looking at the building today. Not even two people who were there. "I didn't recognize it at all....
  • Maryland confirms first hepatitis C case linked to arrested med tech

    Maryland confirms first hepatitis C case linked to arrested med tech
    Health officials in Maryland confirmed Monday the state's first hepatitis C case directly linked to traveling medical technician David Kwiatkowski, whose arrest by federal law enforcement officials in July in connection with a hepatitis C outbreak in...
  • Robert B. Reich: The new American civil war

    Robert B. Reich: The new American civil war
    The vitriol is worse than I ever recall. Worse than the Palin-induced smarm of 2008. Worse than the Swift-boat lies of 2004. Worse, even, than the anything-goes craziness of 2000 and its ensuing bitterness. It's almost a civil war. I know families in...