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05.05.2014 | | Posted at 01:00 PM
By Russ Bickerstaff
The experience of Vietnam has been explored quite a bit in books and movies and the like. The experiences of those to serve in the military more recently are explored in Letters Home, a touring show that is coming to the Marcus Center’s Vogel Hall.The play gives voice to those who have served in Afghanistan and Iraq. As the title suggests, these experiences are drawn directly from letters that w...
Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Nick Turse’ ‘Kill Anything that Moves’

 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
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
 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
Friday, Oct. 12, 2012

Vietnamese specialty continues to gain steam

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...
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014

Osmanium brings back a Milwaukee favorite

 Love them or hate them, Candy Raisins are making a comeback. The unique candy disappeared from store shelves back in 2008 when the Necco Candy Company, Candy
Friday, June 29, 2012
If there was an ongoing contest in the art of self-contradicting newspeak, a quote from a U.S. military official during the Vietnam War would be the reigning victor for most of the modern era...
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
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 country. The story concerns itself with an...

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