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Podcast: “Veterans need to tell their stories” – Dan Shea

Vietnam combat veteran Daniel Shea on his time in Vietnam, Agent Orange, and post traumatic stress.

How Soldiers Brought a Halt to the U.S. War Machine

A Waging Peace in Vietnam book review by Roger Bybee originally appeared at The Progressive on October 29, 2019....

Podcast: “I just couldn’t have any part of it” – Bob Musil, former Army Captain

"Over 4,000 junior officers ... brought suit against the Secretary of Defense for war crimes, who carried out demonstrations, who were quite active in their opposition."

Resistance stories get play on NYC television

Ron Carver, co-editor with David Cortright and Barbara Doherty of the book, Waging Peace in Vietnam: U.S. Soldiers and...

Podcast: “All I did was open my mouth,” Ahmad Daniels sentenced to a decade in military prison

US Marine Ahmad Daniels was sentenced to a decade in prison for speaking to other servicemen about the injustices he saw and questioning military authority.

Podcast: Al Glatkowski’s anti-war high seas mutiny aboard the SS Columbia Eagle

Al Glatkowski for the very first time explains how and why he helped seize a US naval ship transporting napalm for the Vietnam War.

Toward an honest commemoration of the American War in Vietnam

Waging Peace Exhibit Opens at George Washington University in D.C.

Waging Peace Exhibit Opens at George Washington University in D.C.

Below are a few photos from the Waging Peace Exhibit Opening at George Washington University on Veterans Day, November 11, 2019: A shot of the crowd, the Vietnamese musicians, and a selection of images from the exhibit itself, which was very well...

How Soldiers Brought a Halt to the U.S. War Machine

How Soldiers Brought a Halt to the U.S. War Machine

A Waging Peace in Vietnam book review by Roger Bybee originally appeared at The Progressive on October 29, 2019. Waging Peace in Vietnam: U.S. Soldiers and Veterans Who Opposed the War (New Village Press) is a new and fiercely compelling anthology about a wide swath...

Resistance stories get play on NYC television

Resistance stories get play on NYC television

Ron Carver, co-editor with David Cortright and Barbara Doherty of the book, Waging Peace in Vietnam: U.S. Soldiers and Veterans who Opposed the War (New Village Press, Sept. 2019), and creator of the Waging Peace in Vietnam exhibit, reports that, since making a big...

veterans for peace logoThe 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.

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“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

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...

New CD Release “Until You Come Home:  Songs to Heal the Wounds of War”

New CD Release “Until You Come Home: Songs to Heal the Wounds of War”

This post originally appeared at www.untilyoucomehome.org New CD Release: “Until You Come Home: Songs to Heal the Wounds of War” A compilation CD about war and its toll produced by George Mann.  George Mann announces the release of “Until You Come Home: Songs to Heal...

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...

Paying The Price For Peace: The Story of S. Brian Willson

Paying The Price For Peace: The Story of S. Brian Willson

Paying the Price… Vietnam Veteran S. Brian Willson paid the price for peace by nearly being killed by a military train during a non-violent protest. Since then, he has not stopped calling attention to the US government’s defiance of international law through waging...

Chickenhawk Hall of Shame

This originally appeared at The New Hampshire Gazette. Chickenhawk Hall of Shame When an American male (or an especially belligerent female) makes the challenging transition from late adolescence into early adulthood, he is faced with many decisions. One certain,...

Hey, Buddy, Wanna Buy A Used War? by Lawrence Reichard

Hey, Buddy, Wanna Buy A Used War? by Lawrence Reichard

Hey, Buddy, Wanna Buy A Used War? I was raised by two historians. My father had a Harvard PhD in history and was a history professor, and my mother was ABD (all but dissertation) in history from Johns Hopkins. History was a conversational mainstay at our family dinner...