While visiting Vietnam this week, President Barack Obama criticized the nominally communist government’s human rights record and urged the Hanoi regime to allow greater freedom for the country’s 90 million people.
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Without resisting the laws forced onto them by the British, America wouldn’t exist. The dissent that built a nation is still strong among those protesting police brutality, but as history shows, the attack on protest by the U.S government is not rare.
Though the Vietnam War officially ended in 1975, only now has the general public learned about a father and son who fled the war and until recently were still surviving in a jungle in Quang Ngai Province.
Music often forms the foundation for society’s perception of events, recording history sometimes as it happens. It has often been used to protest, inform, educate and stimulate emotions, even with controversial figures like Edward Snowden.
A new study has found that an estimated 2.1 million deaths per year are caused by fine particulate matter. These materials are released into the atmosphere as a direct result of air pollution.
Phan Thị Kim Phúc, known as "the girl in the picture", international peace symbol and global peace ambassador, came to Richmond's The Way Community Church to share her personal stories of survival from atrocities of Vietnam War.
If there was ever a contradiction in terms, “Congressional leadership” truly defines the expression. The disaster factory is well and truly back in business. After 5 years of massive, humiliating hits to the US economy, they’ve done it again.
On the 40th Anniversary of the famous photograph of 9-year-old Kim Phuc Phan Thị, taken by Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Nick Ut, we recall the suffering of child victims and civilians in the Vietnam War and the horror of all wars.
Photo taken by United States Army photographer Ronald L. Haeberle on March 16, 1968 in the aftermath of the My Lai massacre showing mostly women and children dead on a road.
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A panoramic shot of the entire wall. Symbols are used to denote status. A diamond indicates a person's death was confirmed; crosses or pluses indicate a missing/unaccounted for person; a circle will be inscribed if a person comes back alive. There are no circles yet on the wall.