Staughton Lynd, ¡Presente!

People’s historian Staughton Lynd died after an extraordinary life as a conscientious objector, activist, professor, author, lawyer.

50 Years: Truth About Vietnam Peace Agreement Remains Elusive

The Pentagon’s official history says bombardment by B-52s in 1972 pushed the North Vietnamese to negotiate peace. What are the fact?

Mike Davis, radical reporter: 1946–2022

A brilliant radical reporter with a novelist’s eye and a historian’s memory. Activist, radical hero and family man. “City of Quartz” author.

Ngo Vinh Long, Lightning Rod for Opposing the Vietnam War, Dies at 78

After escaping arrest in Vietnam for his antiwar views, he became the most prominent Vietnamese in the US against the war. NY Times Obituary.

Ngô Vĩnh Long (1944-2022)

Vietnam relations author, anti-war movement leader during the US war in Vietnam. History professor at the Univ. of Maine.

The Draft: LBJ’s and Putin’s

When I heard news of Putin’s draft I flashed back to 1968. Tens of thousands of us then graduating were being drafted and sent to Vietnam.

Toward an honest commemoration of the American War in Vietnam

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Staughton Lynd, ¡Presente!

Staughton Lynd, ¡Presente!

People’s historian Staughton Lynd died after an extraordinary life as a conscientious objector, activist, professor, author, lawyer.

Mike Davis, radical reporter: 1946–2022

Mike Davis, radical reporter: 1946–2022

A brilliant radical reporter with a novelist’s eye and a historian’s memory. Activist, radical hero and family man. “City of Quartz” author.

Ngô Vĩnh Long (1944-2022)

Ngô Vĩnh Long (1944-2022)

Vietnam relations author, anti-war movement leader during the US war in Vietnam. History professor at the Univ. of Maine.

The Draft: LBJ’s and Putin’s

The Draft: LBJ’s and Putin’s

When I heard news of Putin’s draft I flashed back to 1968. Tens of thousands of us then graduating were being drafted and sent to Vietnam.

The Full Disclosure campaign is a Veterans For Peace effort to speak truth to power and keep alive the antiwar perspective on the American war in Viet Nam — with a series of 50th anniversary events now occurring. It represents a clear alternative to the Pentagon’s current efforts to sanitize and mythologize the Vietnam war and to thereby legitimize further unnecessary and destructive wars.

50 Years of GI Resistance, In and Out of Uniform

2019 is the year that we acknowledge and honor the courage, sacrifice, and moral strength of those who resisted.

Original Podcasts

Produced by Courage to Resist in collaboration with the Vietnam Full Disclosure effort of Veterans For Peace.

On the Burns/Novick PBS Documentary

Critical responses to the 10-part PBS series by Ken Burns, The Vietnam War (2018)

Philip Jones Griffith's Viet Nam

Highly recommended photo exhibit available to local community arts centers, galleries and schools.

Upcoming Events

“All wars are fought twice, the first time on the battlefield, the second time in memory.”

— Viet Thanh Nguyen, Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War

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Memorial Day 2019

Memorial Day 2019

PLEASE WRITE A LETTER TO THE VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL (THE WALL)   When then-president Barack Obama announced his government was willing to spend $63 million on a series of commemorations of the American War in Viet Nam stretching over a decade, we in Veterans...

Second Volume of “Letters to the Wall” Now Available

Second Volume of “Letters to the Wall” Now Available

Order via lulu.com The second volume has been put to print and will soon be available through Amazon, Barnes and Noble, etc.  We have added a few new touches for this collection of letters delivered to The Wall in 2017 and 2018 — for one, we have provided detailed...

LETTERS TO THE WALL Book Now Available

LETTERS TO THE WALL Book Now Available

A second edition of LETTERS TO THE WALL is now available at a 30% discount price. This edition includes two added features — an authors’ index and a reference index for names on The Wall that letter writers addressed. This book is made up of 187 or so letters written...