Douglas Dowd, 97, Antiwar Activist and Critic of Capitalism, Is Dead

By SAM ROBERTS September 13, 2017 Douglas Dowd, a radical economics professor and author who was in the vanguard of early teach-ins and other demonstrations against the Vietnam War, died on Friday at his home in Bologna, Italy. He was 97. The cause was...

Medal of Honor Goes to Vietnam Medic Who Ran Through ‘Hell on Earth’

By NICHOLAS FANDOS July 31, 2017 WASHINGTON — It was clear almost as soon as the May 1969 assault began that the orders — to attack Nui Yon Hill, near the city of Tam Kỳ, Vietnam — were flawed. The North Vietnamese and the Vietcong...