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By The Dispatch On Saturday, March 2nd, 2019
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Agent Orange: Byproducts continue to pollute Vietnam environment

During the Vietnam War, United States aircraft sprayed more than 20 million gallons of herbicides, including dioxin-contaminated Agent Orange, on the country’s rain forests, wetlands, and croplands. Agent Orange More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, January 27th, 2019
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Book: ‘Racist Hate’ focuses on how Obama fanned ‘the flames of hate’ which is worse under Trump

The conversation on both sides of the political aisle – laden with overwhelming political correctness – is halting. The nation better wake up.  The conversation is no longer black and white.  Racist Hate, More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018
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‘Avatar’star Stephen Lang brings the struggles of war to life with ‘Beyond Glory’

On Monday, November 19, 2018 at 7:30 p.m., the stories of eight brave men who won the Medal of Honor in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam come to life on the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall stage in Beyond Glory. More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, March 27th, 2018
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Former SCOTUS Justice John Paul Stevens gives GOP rallying call, ‘repeal the second amendment’

Just when political analysts would clearly predict a massive seat gain in November for Democrats, former Supreme Court justice John Paul Stevens on Tuesday called for the repeal of the Second Amendment, the constitutional More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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‘Kong Skull Island’ offers monster thrills, amazing effects and a buff Tom Hiddleston

From the studio who adapted Godzilla, comes a new King Kong film: Kong: Skull Island. Energized by an all-star cast (Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, John Goodman, John C Reilly) Skull Island gives More...

By Stephen Nevets On Saturday, January 21st, 2017
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‘Kong Skull Island’ TV spots features Kong battling monsters and humans

New footage arrives for Kong: Skull Island in four new TV spots showcasing the titular monster and the all-star cast: Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson, John Goodman, Samuel L. Jackson, Corey Hawkins and Jason Mitchell. Kings More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 26th, 2016
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‘Miss Saigon’ coming to theaters for 25th anniversary performance

The heat is on in Saigon as the famed re-telling of Madame Butterfly flies into movie theaters nationwide in celebration of its 25th anniversary this fall. “Miss Saigon: The 25th Anniversary Performance” makes More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, August 1st, 2016
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US Navy to name ships after gay activist Harvey Milk, SCOTUS Judge Earl Warren, Robert Kennedy, Sojourner Truth

The U.S. government will honor celebrated gay rights icon and California politician Harvey Milk by naming a U.S. Navy ship after him. The U.S. Naval Institute News reported that Navy Secretary Ray Mabus signed More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 9th, 2015
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New Pureflix film ‘Faith of Our Fathers’ honors 50th anniversary of Vietnam War

A moving story of faith and friendship in time of war, and for generations—premieres nationwide July 1 as the nation commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War. A Downes Brothers production in association More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, March 4th, 2015
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‘American Sniper’: The ‘Deer Hunter’ of this generation

In the aftermath of the Academy Awards, many are expressing surprise and disapproval that American Sniper received only one of the six Oscars for which it was nominated, in the category of Best Sound Editing. But More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
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This Day in History: 23 die at Viet Cong bomb US barracks

It was tragic day during the Vietnam War, on this day fifty years ago, when the Viet Cong terrorists blow up the U.S. barracks at Qui Nhon with a 100-pound explosive charge under the building. A total of 23 U.S. More...

By Taylor Reed On Thursday, November 13th, 2014
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This Day In History: Vietnam Veterans Memorial Dedicated in 1982

In 1982 a Memorial was built with over 58,000 names of the men and women who lost their lives serving in the Vietnam War (1959-1975). The Memorial features the ‘The Three Servicemen’ statue and the Vietnam More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Tuesday, February 11th, 2014
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Legendary singing and dancing child star Shirley Temple dies at age 85

Shirley Temple, the enchanting singing and dancing child star with the beautiful corkscrew red curls who also helped America escape from the emotions of the Great Depression, died Monday night. She was 85.  A statement More...

By deskofbrian On Wednesday, July 20th, 2011
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Ron Paul receives more donations from military than any other candidate

Although he clashed with other Republican candidates over the nation’s foreign policy during the 2008 presidential primary, Congressman Ron Paul outraised every single other presidential candidate in both More...

By Dr. William Anderson On Monday, May 16th, 2011
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Massive federal spending, face it, is ‘ludicrous and cruel’

In his April 8th column, Paul Krugman takes his cue from the Democratic National Committee and writes yet another one of his partisan screeds on the Republicans’ federal budget proposals, calling it “ludicrous More...


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