Commentary / World Apr 28, 2014

Lest we forget LBJ's amazing side

Watching Robert Schenkkan's new Broadway play, "All the Way," is likely to remind people of how their views of U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson changed during the Vietnam War era.

Commentary / World Mar 31, 2014

A Korean who cherished her Japanese teachers

An 89-year-old Korean in Pennsylvania calls the latest spats between Japan and South Korea "infantile and lamentable." She remembers her Japanese teachers as loving people who "poured their heart and soul into making good human beings out of us."

A wistful note on a triumphant battle

Books / Reviews Mar 29, 2014

A wistful note on a triumphant battle

When I was a boy, my father told me and my kid brother stories from the Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905) and taught us how to sing some of the threnodies that Gen. Maresuke Nogi composed in classical Chinese on the battlefield. My father was born ...