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  1. News - Asia - OBITUARY

    Australia's former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, who opened door to China, dies at 98

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 11:40am by AP

    ... recognising indigenous Aboriginal land rights, withdrawing Australian troops from the Vietnam War and recognising the Chinese government in Beijing. But his leadership came to a dramatic end after ...

  2. News - World - OBITUARY

    Jeremiah Denton, US POW held in Vietnam who became senator after TV interview fame

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 06:44am by Reuters, AP

    ... Agencies US prisoner held in Vietnam became senator after TV interview fame POW who blinked 'torture' in code Jeremiah Denton 1924- 2014 Jeremiah Denton, a former US senator who was held as a prisoner of war by North Vietnam for more than seven years and revealed his treatment by blinking the word "torture" in Morse code during a televised interview, died ...

  3. News - Asia - OBITUARY

    Vietnam’s military mastermind Vo Nguyen Giap dies in Hanoi

    Posted Oct 04th 2013, 09:40pm by AP

    ... France, U.S. Vo Nguyen Giap 1911-2013 Vo Nguyen Giap, the brilliant and ruthless self-taught general who drove the French out of Vietnam to free it from colonial rule and later forced the Americans to abandon their gruelling effort to save the country from communism, has died. At age 102, he was the last of Vietnam's old-guard revolutionaries. Giap died yesterday evening ...

  4. News - World - OBITUARY

    ‘Searching for Sugar Man’ filmmaker committed suicide, family confirms

    Posted May 14th 2014, 09:37am by AP

    ... In the Sugar Man film, Bendjelloul detailed how Rodriguez had developed a cult following among white liberals in South Africa who were inspired by his songs protesting the Vietnam war, racial ...

  5. News - World - OBITUARY

    George McGovern an unrepentant liberal to the end

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press Sioux Falls, South Dakota

    ... Associated Press Sioux Falls, South Dakota George McGovern took on Richard Nixon and the Vietnam war, only to suffer a humiliating defeat, but he stayed true to his Methodist roots An Unrepentant liberal to the end George McGovern, a proud liberal who argued fervently against the Vietnam war as a senator from South Dakota and suffered one of the most crushing defeats ...

  6. News - World - OBITUARY

    American folk music legend Pete Seeger dies aged 94

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 04:19am by Reuters

    ... as an environmentalist, protesting against wars from Vietnam to Iraq. He was sentenced to prison for refusing to testify to Congress about his time in the Communist Party. In January 2009, Seeger performed ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - OBITUARY

    Anthony Lawrence, legendary BBC journalist, dies aged 101 in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 26th 2013, 12:00am by Stephen Vines

    ... of news reports. Lawrence reported on the Vietnam war, the 1960s riots in Hong Kong and Malaysia and a host of other big stories. In the days before China allowed the establishment of Western ...

  8. News - World - OBITUARY

    General Norman Schwarzkopf, military hero of Gulf war, dies at 78

    Posted Dec 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of the second world war and the Korean conflict, which made Eisenhower and MacArthur into national heroes. But a divisive Vietnam conflict and the cold war had produced no such heroes, ... arising from pneumonia, said his sister Ruth Barenbaum. A combat-tested, highly decorated career officer who held many commands, served two battlefield tours in Vietnam and co-ordinated US landing ...

  9. News - Asia - OBITUARY

    Asia's last great revolutionary, Malaysian communist guerrilla Chin Peng, dies aged 88

    Posted Sep 16th 2013, 03:28pm by AP

    ... in Malaysia, Darshan Singh Khaira, and officials in Thailand. He adopted a pseudonym for his political work. He was the last of a breed of Asian anti-colonialist figures that included Vietnam's Ho ...

  10. News - World - OBITUARY

    Actress Jean Stapleton dies at 90

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... for United States television by confronting contentious topics such as racism, the Vietnam war and the feminist movement. Stapleton appeared in All In The Family from 1971 to 1979, and continued her ...




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