Architect Maya Lin is best known for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., which she designed as a 21-year-old college student. Jeffrey Brown speaks with Lin about her recent work on display at the Corcoran…
Dith Pran, the Cambodian journalist for the New York Times who documented and barely escaped the Khmer Rouge's "killing fields" in the 1970s, died Sunday. He was 65.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Norman Mailer, best known for his controversial novels during the Vietnam War, died on Saturday at the age of 84. Two authors examine Mailer's life and works.
The NewsHour takes a look at the history of presidential relationships with key generals. A foreign policy expert and a professor discuss some of the nations' most important commander-in-chief and general teams.
Army Gen. David Petraeus and U.S. Ambassador Ryan Crocker discuss their Iraq war report, as Democratic leaders call for a speedy troop withdrawal and President Bush prepares to make a prime-time speech Thursday.
The National Intelligence Estimate was released this week, revealing little progress in Iraq. NewsHour political analysts Mark Shields and Rich Lowry discuss the NIE findings and criticisms of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.
U.S. intelligence agencies delivered a negative assessment of the Iraqi government, as the debate over when to start withdrawing troops surged. Analysts Mark Shields and Rich Lowry discuss the political events of the week.
The V-22 Osprey, a new tilt-rotor aircraft, is expected to be deployed to Iraq in several months, but critics say it has operational and design problems. Correspondent Betty Ann Bowser reports on the controversy surrounding the new aircraft.
Lady Bird Johnson, wife of former President Johnson, died of natural causes Wednesday at her home in Austin, Texas. She was 94. The NewsHour reports on the former first lady's life and environmental legacy.
Historian Robert Dallek, author of "Partners in Power: Nixon and Kissinger," discusses his work and comparisons between the Iraq and Vietnam wars.
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