Plano Representative Sam Johnson kept two artifacts from those dark days that now belong to the Smithsonian.
In his quiet, selfless way, 1st Lt. Herron exemplified Marines everywhere. February will mark the 50th anniversary of Herron’s death in Vietnam.
There are parallels between today’s protests against guns and the sixties protests against the Vietnam War—among them the criticism by adults.
Working on his memoir one day in 1969, LBJ spoke more frankly into a tape recorder about the Kennedys, Vietnam, and other subjects than he ever had before. The transcript of that tape has never been published—until now. Michael Beschloss explains its historical significance.