What I’ve Learned: Jorge Martinez on lessons from the Vietnam War

By Gurjit Kaur Medill Reports Vietnam War veteran Jorge Martinez, 72, recounts his experiences during and after the war. When I was 20 years old, I got drafted — wound up in Vietnam. Uncle Sam sent me a letter of greeting: “You are hereby ordered for induction.” There was a battle called Hamburger Hill. I […]

Not only the youth: These unexpected voters also want Sanders’ America

By Gurjit Kaur Medill Reports In 2016, Paula and David Grapes voted for Donald Trump. But this year the married couple hope that Senator Bernie Sanders becomes the next leader of the United States. “He’s the last honest politician,” said Paula Grapes, 54. In March, she and an estimated 15,000 others gathered at a Chicago […]