Marcus Raskin, Progressive Think Tank’s Co-Founder, Dies at 83

He and Richard Barnet provided research on war, draft resistance, economic inequality and civil rights and had a role in the Pentagon Papers episode.

Behind the Race to Publish the Top-Secret Pentagon Papers

The leak, which had major ramifications for the press and the presidency, is the subject of “The Post,” the forthcoming Steven Spielberg movie.

John McCain Seems to Jab at Trump With ‘Bone Spur’ Remark

The senator took what was widely perceived as a swipe at President Trump as he condemned the ways that wealthier Americans avoided serving in the Vietnam War.

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...

Lt. Gen. Harold Moore, Whose Vietnam Heroism Was Depicted in Film, Dies at 94

General Moore wrote of the bloody 1965 battle in a best-selling book, “We Were Soldiers Once … and Young,” and was played by Mel Gibson in the movie.