Stories for May 1985

Thursday, May 30

The Late-Night Lunacy of Uncle Ed Muscare

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Thursday, May 23

If It's Free, It's For Me

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Wednesday, May 22

Escape! Part 2

Fear and hiding in the Saigon underground, adrift at sea, capture by pirates. A former Vietnamese journalist continues his tale of terror.

After I escaped from the re-education camp and hid out for two days in a church, Father Trac dropped me off in front on Sao Mai Hospital in Ho Nai. Ho Nai was a short ...

Thursday, May 16

The Only Honest Game in Town

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Wednesday, May 15

Escape!

A former Vietnamese journalist, now living in San Diego, recounts his harrowing ordeal of fear, torture, and hope.

I can still recall the date, May 19, 1977, because that was Ho Chi Minh’s birthday. The entire camp was taken out to the fields to clear away the elephant grass – to “compete with ...

Thursday, May 9

So You Want to Be a Doctor

On getting into medical school. The hard way.

Maria Lofftus, manager of the admissions office at the UCSD School of Medicine, had just finished explaining to an irate father why his son's application had been rejected. She has a repertoire of responses to ...

Thursday, May 2

Bugs and Worms and Dinosaur Bones

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