It was the year of the reality check, when Americans and their own government began to realize just what they faced in Vietnam — a resourceful and tenacious enemy, quarrelsome allies and an Asian society whose complexity they could barely understand.
Sailors from the USS John S. McCain paid a visit last week to Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido, where they played a game of hoops with high school students and helped dig out a school for the mentally challenged from more than 6 feet of snow.
Retired Army Col. William Weber, a Chicago native and veteran of World War II, arrived in Korea in 1950 as a company commander with the 187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team soon after the fighting started.
The Great Wall of China is an unimaginative zipper of dull rocks when compared to the mystical temples of Angkor, the most popular of Cambodia’s attractions.
Atty. Gen. Robert F. Kennedy Saturday resumed talks with Indonesian President Sukarno over the Malaysia crisis after a 90-minute meeting Friday gained somewhat of a cease-fire agreement from the Indonesian president.
George C. Wallace, the third party candidate in the 1968 presidential election, said here that President Nixon's address to the nation "left the door open for the application of more military pressure if the enemy escalates the war."