Memorial Day

COMMENTARY

Memorial Day memories: Courage of war correspondents

BY: - May 28, 2021

By Michael Bugeja I never fought in the Vietnam War. I joined United Press International, a worldwide wire service, in 1975 at the end of that conflict. My heroes were UPI war correspondents — Leon Daniel, Kate Webb and Joseph L. Galloway. Daniel was a friend. He died in 2006. Webb was a role model […]

Memorial Day, ICU beds, billionaires, and coronavirus in Africa: Catching Our Eye

BY: - May 25, 2020

Each day in our newsletter, we are highlighting stories and commentary from other media big and small throughout Ohio and the nation. If you’d like to get this feature directly to your inbox, please sign up for our newsletter here.  Catching Our Eye: Memorial Day This Memorial Day, as we pay tribute to those who gave […]

COMMENTARY

Memorial Day: Why veterans are particularly vulnerable to the coronavirus pandemic

BY: - May 25, 2020

As the nation takes a day to memorialize its military dead, those who are living are facing a deadly risk that has nothing to do with war or conflict: the coronavirus. Different groups face different degrees of danger from the pandemic, from the elderly who are experiencing deadly outbreaks in nursing homes to communities of […]