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Cowards on Parade

To the editor: Your piece on the missing Vietnam memorial [“Memorial MIA,” July 25] brings up a subject the press has been hesitant to cover these days. “Daley didn’t serve. His brothers didn’t serve. His father didn’t serve. They don’t know.” Think about Vietnam. Nobody served. That is, nobody with any pull, or common sense, […]

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Welcome to the Jungle

To the editor: Johnathan Rosenbaum’s piece on “Catching Up With the World” [October 12] made me think how insular we Americans are in relation to other first world countries. Six thousand dead in a couple hours in a tiny corner of our country? Thinking back a quarter of a century, we must remember death raining […]

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Tiger’s Duty

To the editor: Michael Miner notes that virtually everyone is “lionizing Tiger” these days [April 25], but the most telling news peg here was missed by everyone. When Tiger Woods’s dad made that fantastic statement about his son, that he will “do more than any other man in history to change the course of humanity,” […]

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Train in Vain

To the Editor, Under News Bites in your Reader Hot Type [December 23] you mentioned the closing of the Milwaukee to Chicago Amtrak run as “irresponsible lunacy.” That just goes to show us how decisions are made in a Democracy. I took a course at Oxford University in England last year, and the professor, an […]

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Going to the Dogs

To the editors: [Re: Neighborhood News, July 17] dog wars in lincoln park is just a pinprick to non-dog owners. with 92 million households in america, and 50 million dogs, it is apparent who loses this war. i live in evanston, where dogs are leashed by law, and forbidden on the beaches. every morning hundreds […]