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Finding the Gulf of Tonkin, finding 9/11: a fraud by the United States

On August 4, 1964, President Lyndon Johnson admitted there was no US losses in the Gulf of Tonkin incident in a televised speech that was also published in leading newspapers the following day. This speech is now hidden in history. The speech and the information of "no losses" is in direct contradiction with presentations of that information as "declassified" since 1995 in the Robert McNamara book and film productions and by the National Security Agency. The information was never classified. It was known all along. And this is how it was known.Finding the Gulf of Tonkin: an exposé of disinformation; reading the Pentagon Papers; the content and the cover-up of that content; screenshots of search engine lists to witness fraud by the United States government.

Reflections on the My Lai Memorial Exhibit and the American War in Vietnam or How to Get Away with Murder

Not looking backward therefore shapes how we look forward. Let us begin by examining how the American establishment has failed to come to terms with the meaning of the American war in Vietnam by a calculated process of reframing which has served to distort the reality of that war.

Bruce Beyer Reflects on 50 Years of Activism

On October 20, 1967 I stood on the steps of the Justice Department and returned my draft card to then US Attorney General Ramsey Clark. ... If it took going to jail as a way of serving my country then I was prepared to go.

Memorial Day 2019

PLEASE WRITE A LETTER TO THE VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL (THE WALL)   When then-president Barack Obama announced his...

Podcast: Paul Cox, Vietnam grunt to underground GI paper publisher

"There was a lot of guilt that I didn't have the courage to stand up on the day that we killed those people," explains Paul Cox. "But I decided I'm not gonna be quiet anymore. And I haven't been quiet since."

Toward an honest commemoration of the American War in Vietnam

Finding the Gulf of Tonkin, finding 9/11: a fraud by the United States

Finding the Gulf of Tonkin, finding 9/11: a fraud by the United States

On August 4, 1964, President Lyndon Johnson admitted there was no US losses in the Gulf of Tonkin incident in a televised speech that was also published in leading newspapers the following day. This speech is now hidden in history. The speech and the information of “no losses” is in direct contradiction with presentations of that information as “declassified” since 1995 in the Robert McNamara book and film productions and by the National Security Agency. The information was never classified. It was known all along. And this is how it was known.Finding the Gulf of Tonkin: an exposé of disinformation; reading the Pentagon Papers; the content and the cover-up of that content; screenshots of search engine lists to witness fraud by the United States government.

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...

The Cauldron: Columbia ’68

The Cauldron: Columbia ’68

In April 1968, students at Columbia University occupied five campus buildings and for one week brought that prestigious institution to its knees. Fighting both the Vietnam War and university racism, the Columbia Revolt riveted the nation and changed everything. Could it happen today?

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 — which is now approaching a series of 50th anniversary events. 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.

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

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

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

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… 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...

FINALLY A VOICE: The Birth of the VVA

An inspiring new film about Vietnam veterans coming together to heal the wounds of war. About the Film A decade after the last American troops left South Vietnam, veterans of that divisive and brutal war were still not receiving the care and benefits they had earned....

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,...