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Podcast: “We killed every animal, every person” – Dennis Stout

"We came in sweeping through the valley killing absolutely everyone, no matter what age," recalls Dennis Stout, who went on to report war crimes he witnessed in Vietnam.

Risk of Nuclear War Rises

As reported on Democracy Now! February 7, 2020: U.S. Deploys a New Nuclear Weapon for the First Time Since the Cold...

The Art of the Deal, Pentagon-Style

This article was originally posted with accompanying Tomgram introduction on February 4, 2020, at TomDispatch.com....

America wants YOU to write a letter to The Wall

The 2020 Call for Memorial Day Letters to The Wall America wants YOU to write a letter today to the Vietnam Veterans...

Boondoggle, Inc.: Making Sense of the $1.25 Trillion National Security State Budget

A careful look at the real totals of U.S. defense expenditures from a May 2019 article from Tom Dispatch. Let’s...

Citizen Soldier’s Agent Orange Archives

Shared by Vietnam veteran Michael Uhl, with this introduction: In early 1978, Citizen Soldier, a nonprofit dedicated...

Toward an honest commemoration of the American War in Vietnam

Risk of Nuclear War Rises

Risk of Nuclear War Rises

As reported on Democracy Now! February 7, 2020: U.S. Deploys a New Nuclear Weapon for the First Time Since the Cold War The Federation of American Scientists revealed in late January that the U.S. Navy had deployed for the first time a submarine armed with a low-yield...

The Art of the Deal, Pentagon-Style

The Art of the Deal, Pentagon-Style

This article was originally posted with accompanying Tomgram introduction on February 4, 2020, at TomDispatch.com. Wars Without Victories, Weapons Without End By William J. Astore The expression “self-licking ice cream cone” was first used in 1992 to describe a...

America wants YOU to write a letter to The Wall

America wants YOU to write a letter to The Wall

The 2020 Call for Memorial Day Letters to The Wall America wants YOU to write a letter today to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial (The Wall) for delivery on Memorial Day. Over the past five years we have solicited letters from folks just like you to deliver to The Wall on...

Citizen Soldier’s Agent Orange Archives

Citizen Soldier’s Agent Orange Archives

Shared by Vietnam veteran Michael Uhl, with this introduction: In early 1978, Citizen Soldier, a nonprofit dedicated to advocacy on behalf of GIs and veterans, became involved in the controversial Agent Orange issue when a range of negative health effects began being...

Deporting Ho Chi Minh

Deporting Ho Chi Minh

A history lesson about a critical period in Ho Chi Minh’s earlier life, by Tom Vaizey published January 16, 2020 by History Today. Feature photo caption: Nguyen Ai Quoc (Ho Chi Minh) in 1921. When, in 1931, the Vietnamese revolutionary Nguyen Ai Quoc was...

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...