Fifty years ago, on August 28 1968, protest demonstrations targeting the Democratic Party national convention in Chicago were met with a brutal police attack that was televised globally. The killing of Bobby Kennedy dashed the
“Stumbling”, “sliding”, “drawn into” war––the media frequently assumes the US is bumbling its way around the world. The idea that the United States operates in “good faith” is taken for
In 1968, Barbara Dane and Irwin Silber compiled 100 songs for The Vietnam Songbook. In the Foreword to the publication they wrote in part: Several years ago, when we first began compiling songs concerning the war in Vietnam, we
RAG RADIO TODAY! Friday, Oct. 6, 2017 2-3 p.m. (CT) KOOP 91.7-FM, Austin, Texas Streamed live at KOOP.org and Radio Free America Thomas Cleaver Alice Embree Vietnam: The War, The Movement Against It, & The GI
This interview originally appeared at kfpa.org The Vietnam War came to an end in 1975. But another battle is brewing — as Obama has launched a decade of commemoration — and that is over how the war is to be remembered.
From Classwars.com GUEST: Doug Rawlings, founding member of Veterans For Peace, poet, and critic of the contemporary effort by our government to whitewash the Vietnam story, talks about his newest project, Letters to the Wall.
VFP Forum 7/25 “About Face!” Post 9-11 Veteran & Artist Trish Brownlee Sat –July 25th 2015 Channel 11 at 7pm Veterans for Peace Forum Metro East Community Media Comcast Cable Ch 11 (We will post Program on You
This interview originally appeared Pretending Won’t Make Vietnam Go Away. Who cares if the government keeps lying about Vietnam? It was 50 years ago, let’s just forget it. Problem is the effects are very much with us to
Filmmaker and reporter Mike Cerre’s work will be on the News Hour on NPR (radio) and PBS (TV), will air his story on and interviews with US veteran expats in Vietnam, Chuck Palazzo and Manus Campbell, and the tremendous
You may not connect the name Larry Colburn, but you may know of the My Lai incident. Larry was one of the door gunners on Chief Warrant Officer Hugh Thimpson’s helicopter when the three-man crew intervened in what may have
Jimmy Tardy hosts S. Brian Willson and Mike Hastie in the KBOO studios when we talk with Kent State shootings survivor Joe Lewis. Joe was the closest shooting victim to the “National Guard” unit that opened fire on
Fred Ptucha is a U.S. Navy veteran who did four tours in Vietnam and who came across evidence that the Gulf of Tonkin incident of 50 years ago this month did not occur, and the United States was lied into a war. Total run time: