Legacies: Agent Orange

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...
Victims Left Behind in US Agent Orange Cleanup Efforts

Victims Left Behind in US Agent Orange Cleanup Efforts

Vietnamese victims have yet to receive compensation – and many live in desperate poverty. PHOTO: Many Vietnamese victims of Agent Orange wind up being cared for in orphanages. The kids in this photo...

Ending War, American-Style

Ending War, American-Style

This Tomgram posted by Andrew Bacevitch on September 10, 2019, with introduction by Nick Turse, speaks to the moral bankruptcy of the United States in regards to its historic and ongoing reckless...

Vietnam honours US woman for Agent Orange relief work

Vietnam honours US woman for Agent Orange relief work

Hanoi (VNA) – President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations (VUFO) Nguyen Phuong Nga on April 16 presented the Friendship Order, a notable distinction of the Vietnamese State, to Executive Director of the War Legacies Project (WLP) Susan Marie Hammond.

Patrick Leahy: War legacies and the expanding U.S.-Vietnam partnership

Patrick Leahy: War legacies and the expanding U.S.-Vietnam partnership

When I became a senator for Vermont in 1975, one of the first votes I cast was for a law to stop funding the war in Vietnam. That law passed by one vote…. Words cannot adequately describe the magnitude of the catastrophe of that war for the people of both countries. 

Why there is Agent Orange in Newark

https://youtu.be/DYwPQoF1QDw Published on Dec 12, 2018Over 50 years ago the “Agent Orange” herbicide was manufactured...