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Vietnam War

  1. george floyd protests
    The Origins of the ‘Police Riot’Chicago cops went violently rogue at the 1968 Democratic Convention, and the whole world was watching.
  2. vision 2020
    Why Bernie Is Not George McGovern and 2020 Isn’t 1972Sanders has a vastly better opportunity to win a general election than McGovern did, but it may require uniting the Democratic Party first.
  3. kennedy assassination
    JFK’s Complicated Legacy on the Anniversary of His AssassinationHis tragically shortened presidency was shrouded by myth and distorted by the family dynasty.
  4. politics
    We’re Now Paying Off Trump’s Vietnam Draft-Dodger DebtIn his interview with Piers Morgan, Trump appeared to show regret for not having served in Vietnam, but said he’s making up for it now, God help us.
  5. obits
    Thad Cochran Was a Vestige of a Non-Racist Southern GOPThe late senator was one of the last representatives of a southern Republicanism that pre-dated the region’s racial realignment.
  6. vision 2020
    Mike Gravel, an 88-Year-Old Dark Horse 2020 Candidate Who’s a Hit With the TeensGravel has always been unconventional, going back to his days as a high-profile Senate opponent of the Vietnam War.
  7. politics
    Democrats Finally Splitting With Republicans on Terrorism-Focused Foreign PolicyDemocrats are abandoning the war in Yemen that Obama supported. The 2020 presidential race could spur a real Democratic foreign policy debate.
  8. what's past is prologue
    The Ghosts of the ’68 Election Still Haunt Our PoliticsThe “backlash” politics of crime and race, an unpopular war, a divided Democratic Party — they are all still with us.
  9. john mccain
    John McCain’s Service in Vietnam Was a TragedyOur government put the young McCain in harm’s way — and subjected him to unspeakable suffering — in service of an indefensible cause.
  10. roll clip!
    Revisit Morley Safer’s Seminal Reporting From the Vietnam WarIn August 1965.
  11. Watching as Bob Hope Entertains VietnamThe Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. […]
  12. Last Editor of Weekly Life Magazine DiesA trove of memories — and a chance to say “thank you” — disappeared last week.
  13. male gaze
    Male Gaze: Gideon Yago’s Bespectacled FaceOur favorite MTV News correspondent is baaaaack.
  14. homicide
    The Case of the Murdered Presidential Aide Gets WeirderCould his death have come down to a petty neighborhood feud?