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Vietnam War (1955-1975)

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Top Vietnam War (1955-1975) Articles

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  • Permanent closing of Aberdeen Proving Ground museum a bad idea [Editorial]

    The loss of the museum on Aberdeen Proving Ground, which appears to be a casualty of the fight in Washington, D.C., over the federal budget, is unnecessary and an insult to the community. There had been a museum on Aberdeen Proving Ground since seven...
  • Holocaust tapestries at AVAM help explore the nature of narrative

    Holocaust tapestries at AVAM help explore the nature of narrative
    Sometimes the only barrier separating a pastoral paradise from hell on earth is a thin line of birch trees. Before she died in 2001 at age 74, Frederick dressmaker Esther Krinitz created 36 oversized fabric panels that provide persuasive proof that...
  • The two tortured political marriages of Richard Nixon

    The two tortured political marriages of Richard Nixon
    Just as they say that the poor are always with is, so it is with Richard Nixon, arguably the most tormented American president, who comes back to us in the new book "Ike and Dick" (appropriately subtitled "Portrait of a Strange Political Marriage"). The...
  • Needed: A new foreign policy

    Needed: A new foreign policy
    On Monday, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney delivered a foreign policy speech to cadets at the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Va. He was correct in his indictment of the Obama administration for its numerous failures --...
  • Jacqueline Spare, nurse

    Jacqueline Spare, nurse
    Jacqueline Ann Spare, a registered nurse who worked for many years at Bon Secours Hospital, died of bone cancer May 28 at the Joseph Richey Hospice. The Columbia resident was 65. Born Jacqueline Ann Sullivan in Abington, Pa., she was the daughter of...
  • Richard Lewis Hill III

    Richard Lewis Hill III
    Richard Lewis Hill III, a longtime social and labor activist and volunteer at Baltimore Clayworks, died of pancreatic cancer at his Towson home on Oct. 7. He was 68. Mr. Hill was born in Manhattan, Kan., the son of a lawyer and a homemaker. He studied...
  • Protesters gather at Fort Meade in support of Bradley Manning

    Protesters gather at Fort Meade in support of Bradley Manning
    Chanting "Free Bradley Manning" and wielding signs that read "my hero" and "Americans have the right to know," hundreds of demonstrators descended on Fort Meade on Saturday to support the soldier now facing a court-martial in the largest security breach...
  • McGovern and fellow vets sought peace

    In memory of George McGovern, we should not forget that he was a GI ("Liberal icon fought Nixon, Vietnam War," Oct. 22). Originally, GI stood for General Issue, but it came to represent the men and women who wore a uniform in service to their country. At...
  • Brothers who served in Vietnam together reflect on Memorial Day

    Brothers who served in Vietnam together reflect on Memorial Day
    For the Sterner family, Memorial Day is about more than having a day off from work or hosting a family cookout. Dan Sterner and Steve Sterner each served a tour in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. A third brother, Donald, who died of asbestos poisoning...
  • Harford observes Memorial Day

    Harford observes Memorial Day
    Based on his research and calculations, the Rev. Lewis Geigan estimates that more than 1.7 million Americans have given their lives to protect their country. "Men and women that paid the ultimate price for the freedom that we've had," Geigan, the...
  • McGovern took on meat industry

    Last Sunday, we lost former U.S. Sen. George McGovern ("Liberal icon fought Nixon, Vietnam War," Oct. 22). Although many will recall his disastrous 1972 loss to Richard Nixon and his subsequent leadership in getting us out of Vietnam, his truly lasting...
  • Cary deRussy, publisher of Fishing in Maryland

    Cary deRussy, the former publisher of Fishing in Maryland magazine, died of emphysema complications Oct. 10 at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin. The former Mays Chapel resident was 70. Born Wilson Cary Nicholas deRussy in Baltimore and raised in...