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Help From a Civilian

Dear Letters: I am a navy Vietnam veteran and a friend, volunteer, and supporter of the National Vietnam Veterans Art Museum (NVVAM) in Chicago. So I took a keen interest in Mara Tapp’s piece (“Peace Offering,” 3-10-2000) on the museum. It is unfortunate that the falling-out of cofounders Ned Broderick, Joe Fornelli, and Sondra Varco […]

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Roads Take Their Toll

Dear Editor: Ben Joravsky’s piece titled “Road to Ruin” [October 20] correctly identifies the publicly financed superhighways as a major contributor to the decline of Chicago and other large metropolitan areas. Unfortunately while citing the historical outflow of jobs and people to the suburbs, Joravsky failed to mention the history of urban Democrats demanding that […]