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Podcast: “Very jarring and brutal and dehumanizing” – Gerry Condon

Gerry Condon, Veterans For Peace President, spoke out against the Vietnam War as a Green Beret, refused orders, and lived and organized six years in exile.

Podcast: “Within a few months nothing made sense” – Bill Ehrhart

"When they tell stories to their children of the evil that awaits misbehavior, is it me they conjure?" Vietnam Veteran Bill Ehrhart, writer and poet.

Check it out: Soldiers for Peace Audio Doc

A stylish new audio documentary about GI resistance during the ’60s and ’70s produced by Kate Ellis and...

“I regret fighting for an America that’s become an intolerant bully”

This Veterans Day essay was published online at NBC News/Think on Nov. 11, 2019. PHOTO CAPTION: Danny Lane and Sotere...

Podcast: “You can’t be afraid to speak out” – Scott Camil

After serving two tours in Vietnam, Marine Scott Camil began speaking out and organizing with Vietnam Veterans Against the War. The FBI tired to kill him.

Regretting the Mission

Endless war can be wearying and takes a toll on our troops. We saw it in Viet Nam, and we’re seeing it in...

Toward an honest commemoration of the American War in Vietnam

Check it out: Soldiers for Peace Audio Doc

Check it out: Soldiers for Peace Audio Doc

A stylish new audio documentary about GI resistance during the ’60s and ’70s produced by Kate Ellis and Stephen Smith, is online at APM Reports “Opposition to the Vietnam War among active duty GIs and veterans was organized, intense, and widespread....

Vietnam v. Afghanistan: Matched Mayhem, Ceaseless War

Vietnam v. Afghanistan: Matched Mayhem, Ceaseless War

Vietnam vs. Afghanistan – Matched Mayhem, Ceaseless War Posted on Antiwar.com November 15, 2019 By Gene Marx Between the fading bugles of Veterans Day weekend and Black Friday, my day-long musings invariably return to Vietnam, but this year there was a new wrinkle to...

Regretting the Mission

Regretting the Mission

Endless war can be wearying and takes a toll on our troops. We saw it in Viet Nam, and we’re seeing it in Afghanistan and Iraq. In this photo, soldiers quickly march to the ramp of the CH-47 Chinook helicopter that will return them to Kandahar Army Air Field on...

Remembering Carol Brightman and Viet Report

Remembering Carol Brightman and Viet Report

Notable writer Carol Brightman died November 15, 2019, at the age of 80. Known best for her coverage of The Grateful Dead and their devoted followers, Brightman also helped uncover the truth about the American war in Viet Nam early on: She was a 26-year-old graduate...

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...

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...