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In Cheese Curls in Vietnam: The Legacy of Family & War, Milwaukee-born author Rosie Hartmann shares a lovely, heartfelt, and sincere memoir about her journey to Vietnam. As her story unfolds, readers become familiar with Agent Orange, the T... more

Feb 7, 2017 2:45 PM Books

Bryan Cranston (“Breaking Bad”) is superb as Lyndon B. Johnson in this HBO movie, All the Way. The screenplay nails LBJ as a wily, profane man who went where others feared to go. more

Oct 4, 2016 3:00 PM Home Movies

The number-one music book in 2015, according to Rolling Stone magazine, We Gotta Get Out of This Place: The Soundtrack of the Vietnam War places popular music at the heart of the Vietnam experience. Authors Bradley and Werner will appear to... more

Feb 23, 2016 2:24 PM Books

Theexperience of Vietnam has been explored quite a bit in books and movies andthe like. The experiences of those to serve in the military more recently areexplored in Letters Home, a touring show that is coming to theMarcus Center’s Vogel Hall.. more

May 5, 2014 5:00 PM Theater

Controversy has always surrounded the Vietnam War, and now journalist and historian Nick Turse shockingly exposes previously unheard of atrocities his new book Kill Anything that Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam. The more

Jul 30, 2013 11:53 PM Books

Like many men who volunteered for the U.S. Army in World War II, my late father never boasted about his years in uniform. A patriot to his core, he nevertheless more

Jul 7, 2013 5:39 PM News Features

Vietnam was the quicksand France fell into after World War II and America soon followed. Pulitzer Prize-winner Peter Arnett's documentary is a fair-minded overview of the costly, confused struggle that cost hundreds more

Apr 30, 2013 10:37 PM Home Movies

If Vietnam designated a national dish, it would have to be the steaming bowl of broth and noodles called pho. Pho is a staple of street-food vendors in Vietnam, and many restaurants in the nation’s larger cities... more

Oct 12, 2012 3:12 PM Dining Preview

If there was an ongoing contest in the art of self-contradicting newspeak, a quote from a U.S. military... more

Jun 29, 2012 12:00 AM News Features 3 Comments

Fish Creek's venerable Peninsula Players continues its 77th season with Larry Shue's classic comedy The Nerd. The story of an insufferably annoying man made its world debut in Milwaukee in April 1981. It has since been staged all over the c... more

Jun 20, 2012 12:00 AM Theater

For everyone who originally supported the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan to oust the Taliban, the question today... more

Mar 19, 2012 12:00 AM News Features

Ron Elving, the former Milwaukee Journal reporter who is now senior Washington editor for National Public Radio, says Wisconsin is where 2012 is happening right now... more

Aug 2, 2011 12:00 AM Taking Liberties 12 Comments

There’s a great book to be written about how Sept. 11 changed American culture. The trauma had a particularly profound, albeit short-lived, effect on the pop charts, as the country briefly embraced feel-good singles as they tried to more

Mar 23, 2010 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

The comedy elite holds an inherent grudge against any comedian who achieves breakthrough success a little too quickly and cleanly, but it reserves particular disdain for Carlos Mencia, who plays a 7 p.m. sh,Today in Milwaukee more

Oct 18, 2008 12:00 AM Today in Milwaukee

TheMekong is one of the great rivers of Asia, originating in China and flowing through Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam before finally reaching the sea. Bahn Phongsavat and her daughter Sichanh recently opened a cafe of the same na... more

May 28, 2008 12:00 AM Dining Preview

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