The Vietnam War, as seen on Newsweek magazine covers (1964-1973)

The Vietnam War, as seen on Newsweek covers (1964-1973)

Regular US combat units were deployed to Vietnam beginning in 1965, and while America's direct military involvement ended on August 15, 1973, the last soldiers left Vietnam on March 29, 1975. Here, take a look back at how some of the military action was portrayed stateside by Newsweek magazine.

The real death of a cheerleader story (1985)

Although the story below was the topic of the 1994 made-for-TV movie "Death of a Cheerleader"/"A Friend to Die For" starring Tori Spelling and Kellie Martin -- this story has personal meaning, because I was a student at the same school. Along with the rest of the town, I watched this whole tale unfold sadly and slowly during the course of several months.
Knute Rockne plane crash April 1 1931 - New York Daily News

Knute Rockne’s TWA airplane crashes – 8 killed (1931)

The death of Notre Dame coach Knute Rockne in the crash of TWA Flight 599 on March 31, 1931, resulted in more than just the death of the football legend and seven others -- it was a pivotal moment in early airline and aviation safety.