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The Inauguration Recap

“My First inauguration experience wasn’t what I was expecting. I have attended many change of command ceremonies full of formality and uniformity. This felt somewhat messy, almost chaotic, but...

Nurses with wounded American soldiers as they prepare to depart from Vietnam. CreditBettman, via Getty Images

Combat Nurses and Donut Dollies

By Heather Stur, NYTimes.com Joyce Denke was 19 years old when her fiancé, Cpl. David Ives, received his orders for Vietnam. It was early 1967, and he had only six months left in the service. The...

American soldiers with a wounded comrade after a battle near Bong Son, Vietnam, in March 1967. Credit Dana Stone/Associated Press

The Grunt’s War

By KYLE LONGLEY, NYTimes.com By 1967, protesters were gathering regularly in Lafayette Park across the street from the White House. They’d hold signs, give speeches and chant: “Hey, hey, L.B.J...