Hiss was not tried for treason because at the time of the trial the statute of limitations had expired for a treason charge.
Although Hiss denied the charge, Chambers produced copies of the documents that had been hidden in a pumpkin (the "pumpkin papers").
Congressman Richard Nixon of California was a member of the HUAC.
January 21, 1968
The US Marine base, used to stage patrols & plan future efforts to cut the Ho Chi Minh Trail, is located 14 miles below the DMZ (Demilitarized Zone) & 6 miles from Laos.
The battle results in 205 US Marines killed & 16,000 wounded. The North Vietnamese Army loses more than 10,000.