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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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  • Laurel Mill Playhouse's 'Hair' is a '60s trip

    Laurel Mill Playhouse's 'Hair' is a '60s trip
    As the planets align over the little theater on Main Street, hippies of all ages can celebrate Laurel Mill Playhouse's trippy rendition of "Hair," where peace and love (and director Michael V. Hartsfield) steer the stars. With book and lyrics by...
  • 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....
  • McGaughey stumbled into training but now has Triple Crown shot with Orb

    McGaughey stumbled into training but now has Triple Crown shot with Orb
    Much like the nickname “Shug,” Claude R. McGaughey III’s plans after college were a mystery to him. McGaughey, who trains Kentucky Derby winner and Preakness favorite Orb, was a student at the University of Mississippi’s business...
  • Keep Md. Guard safe — and home

    Keep Md. Guard safe — and home
    I wish to express how delighted I am that the Maryland National Guard is seeing its final deployment to Afghanistan ("Md. Guard preparing for Afghanistan, and after," May 10). Now, let's bring all of them home from the all the other hellholes. (Kosovo,...
  • Six veterans plead guilty to Agent Orange benefits fraud

    Six veterans plead guilty to Agent Orange benefits fraud
    Six military veterans from Maryland pleaded guilty to fraud charges this week in a scheme to obtain federal military benefits and state tax breaks with faked documentation claiming they were exposed to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War, according to the...
  • Star-Spangled Sailabration kicks off at Inner Harbor

    Star-Spangled Sailabration kicks off at Inner Harbor
    It took 200 years, but the oft-forgotten War of 1812 got some attention Wednesday. A flotilla of more than 40 ships representing a dozen nations glided under the Key Bridge and into Baltimore Harbor to launch the commemoration of the conflict that gave...
  • Sequester vs. social justice: What would RFK do?

    Sequester vs. social justice: What would RFK do?
    With the sequester now beginning, I find myself thinking about Robert F. Kennedy -- and 46 years ago, when I was an intern in his Senate office. The nation was going through a difficult time in 1967. America was deeply split over civil rights and the...
  • 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....
  • In Army-Navy rivalry, Black Knights can't keep up with Midshipmen

    In Army-Navy rivalry, Black Knights can't keep up with Midshipmen
    Nine months before Bobby Ross came out of retirement to coach football at Army in December 2003, the United States began its military involvement in Iraq. As he dug into his new job at West Point, Ross was thinking more about how to rebuild a team that...
  • 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...