Vietnam War

Last Flag Flying Directed by Richard Linklater

5<p>The journey has always been more interesting than the destination for Richard Linklater. His best movies emphasize winding conversations that leave …

Steve Carell

What POW/MIA Means To A New Generation Of Veterans

The POW/MIA movement that began during the Vietnam War changed the way the U.S. sees its responsibility for missing service members. A new generation of veterans sees the flag differently than before.

News (U.S.)

Fall TV 2017 on demand: Portland loves 'Rick and Morty,' 'The Good Doctor,' 'The Vietnam War'

A new report shows what Comcast subscribers around the country watched using the on demand feature during the Fall TV 2017 season. Portlanders were …

American History

Roy Moore pursued young girls for their "purity" and because after Vietnam War it was hard to get a date, pastor says

Senate candidate Roy Moore was interested in underage girls because he was looking for the “purity of a young woman,” according to a pastor<p>The …

American History

Inside the Beltway: Vietnam veterans challenge Ken Burns

They just aren’t comfortable with “The Vietnam War,” the ambitious documentary by filmmaker <b>Ken Burns,</b> which debuted last month with much fanfare and …

Ken Burns

Legends of Tomorrow season 3, episode 7 recap: Unfortunate son

Photo Credit: Legends of Tomorrow/The CW, Michael Courtney Image Acquired from CWTVPR<p>Photo Credit: Legends of Tomorrow/The CW, Michael Courtney Image …

Entertainment

#VeteranOfTheDay Army Veteran Arnold Lee Bishop - VAntage Point

Today’s #VeteranOfTheDay is Army Veteran Arnold Lee Bishop. Arnold served during the Vietnam War.<p>Arnold joined the military in 1960 and served for 30 …

Veterans

Lyndon Johnson’s War Propaganda

In 1967, the expensive and bloody war in Vietnam was not obviously producing an American victory. Journalists and politicians began to speak of a stalemate. President Lyndon Johnson, and the men leading the American effort in Vietnam, found this intolerable. They felt that maintaining public …

Opinion

Lots more Ken Burns, just a few clicks away

Still jonesing for some Ken Burns after watching 17-plus hours of “The Vietnam War”?<p>The documentary filmmaker has just launched a website called UNUM …

Ken Burns

What Ken Burns' Vietnam War docu-series on PBS gets wrong

Various veterans and historians have provided critical reviews of the Ken Burns/Lynn Novick series "The Vietnam War," and there is a score of points …

Ken Burns

The Women Who Covered Vietnam

This year Australia put the journalist Kate Webb on a stamp to commemorate the country’s Veterans Day. It is a reproduction of a famous photo of Kate wearing a safari shirt, holding open her notebook while looking intently at the subject of an interview.<p>By recognizing Kate, who covered the Vietnam …

Khmer Rouge

Retired Marine keeps promise made in bunker in Vietnam

CLOSE<p>On New Year's Eve in 1968, two Marines made each other a promise. Five decades later, Master Sgt. William H. Cox is making good on one …

Des Moines

Why is Nguyen Such a Popular Name in Vietnam?

You may encounter many Vietnamese people with Nguyen as their last name, but they actually share no relations. When hearing of someone with last name …

Vietnam

Why Vietnam is irresistible as a holiday destination

Back in 1992, the launch of Visit Vietnam Year marked the start of the country’s first concerted drive to attract tourists. A quarter of a century …

News (China)

GOOD NEWS! Sam the missing service dog has been found!

Sam the missing service dog has been found!<p>More than a week after Sam, a 3-year-old Ridgeback/hound mix service dog, ran away from his owner, the …

Green Beret

Texas Driver With Anti-Trump Car Sticker Threatened With Criminal Charge

A photo posted on social media by a Houston-area sheriff Wednesday showing a truck sticker with an expletive directed toward President Donald Trump …

News (U.S.)

Army Medic Gary Rose awarded Medal of Honor for his bravery during the Vietnam War

Politics<p>An Instagram video shows a Miami-Dade police officer punching a woman in the face while helping other cops ejecting her from Saturday night’s …

Medal of Honor

Vietnam War Television Series: Lessons For Business Leaders

The recent television series The Vietnam War contains lessons that business leaders should consider. This blog rarely ventures into foreign policy, but the lessons shown are valuable to leaders in any part of our society.<p><b>Overconfidence in their own beliefs</b> characterized our military and political …

Entrepreneurship

First Look: DC's 'Legends of Tomorrow' Travel Back to the Vietnam War

This season, the heroes have time traveled all the way back to the late 1800s.

Comics

Russia Has One Weapon the U.S. Army Fears (And Has No Way to Match)

The TOS-1 <i>Buratino</i> is a unique Russian self-propelled multiple rocket launcher system (MRLS) that has seen action in global hotspots like Afghanistan, …

War

Ken Burns ‘The Vietnam War’ Averaged 6.7M Viewers, Reached 34M In Live + 7 | Deadline

Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s documentary <i>The Vietnam War</i> averaged 6.7 million viewers across its 10 nights in Live + 7 Day stats, PBS announced …

Entertainment Industry

Vietnamese love Trump despite region's complicated history with US

President Trump is more popular in Vietnam than in most other countries in the world, with an approval rating close to 60 percent, according to a Pew poll. America also rates higher here than just about anywhere else on the planet.<p>People lined the streets, waved red flags, and generally, greeted …

World News

Comcast reveals viewers' top fall TV picks for catch-up viewing

ABC's <i>The Good Doctor</i> and NBC's <i>This is Us</i>, two of TV's most popular shows, are also the top picks for catch-up viewing on demand, according to an exclusive tally from Comcast, the cable-TV giant.<p>But the list gets weirder from there: Less-popular series such as FX's <i>American Horror Story</i> and Adult …

TV

How the Tax Scams of the Super Rich Screw the Poor

More insights from the Paradise Papers.<p>(A version of this column originally appeared on Poynter.org.)<p><b>John Oliver</b> was biting during his HBO season finale last night on how dissecting President <b>Donald Trump's</b> words can underscore his incoherence and only prompt futility for the media and other …

Donald Trump

'Call of Duty' makes a triumphant return to its World War II roots: review

<i>Call of Duty: WWII</i> brings the multibillion-dollar video game franchise full circle.<p>While the most recent editions of Activision's series have been set in futuristic settings, this new blockbuster release ( just out, $59 and up, for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PCs, ages 17-up) plants you in a …

Military History

In Quincy, brothers and brothers-in-arms make sure ultimate sacrifice is remembered

The recent documentary on the Vietnam War by Ken Burns' and Lynn Novick has brought new attention to the war and its legacy. There is unfinished …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Family thanks their veteran relatives

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - Even though some were very fortunate to return to war, others gave the ultimate sacrifice.<p>Here's a family with an unique …

American History

'Bone spurs finally gone?': Twitter furiously mocks Trump for 'finally making it' to Vietnam

Twitter was quick to bring up Trump's deferments and bone spurs excuse in light of his trip to Vietnam.<p>US President Donald Trump visited Vietnam this …

Donald Trump

Nearly 50 years after Vietnam, a combat hero struggles to understand his war

When the landmine exploded, the young corpsman was leaning against a levee, reading a letter from his girlfriend. His body jerked at the shattering …

Veterans

Veterans Day: Why those who served grasp its meaning when the rest of us do not

Veterans Day comes to us this year on the wings of a hot wind. The national discourse lacks civility. Peaceful protests turn incendiary. There is the …

Veterans