“It was pure hell… for the fact that I took that stand. I mean, all the labels, “Draft Dodger”, “Pinko”, “Commie”, “Shirker”,” recalls Fran Da Vinci.
For most benefits administered by VA, including health care, a bad paper discharge does not render a veteran categorically ineligible.
Robert “Bob” Meola was a leader of Students for a Democratic Society at MSU during the Vietnam War and committed his life to anti-militarism.
In 1974, Patrick Leahy entered the Montpelier Statehouse as a 33-year-old insurgent with the seemingly impossible dream.
“You are doing the right thing because this is going to be horrible for the people of Iraq, but it’s going to be horrible for the United States, too.”
Colin Powell was not only exposed to the defoliants; he directly accompanied the unit of South Vietnamese soldiers who were spraying them.
Their tormentors routinely poked sticks through the bars, beat the prisoners, threw lime on their open wounds, and urinated on them.
The fighting women of North and South Vietnam played a key military role in defending their families, land, and country.
Over the course of Colin Powell’s five decades of service to the empire, he accumulated one of the most impressive body counts.
Gala Film Launch livestream discussion featuring Joan Baez • Daniel Ellsberg • David Harris • Mandy Carter • Mac Hamilton.
Powell claimed that U.S. soldiers in Vietnam were taught to treat Vietnamese courteously and respectfully.
Try Mark Wilding’s Wildly Funny, But Razor-Sharp, Satirical Dramatization of the CIA-Backed Fascist Coup in Chile. Theatre West, Los Angeles.
David Finke is a conscientious objector, military counselor, and lifetime nonviolent activist. David shares his personal history.
Echoes of the war in Vietnam were everywhere. What about the conspiracy theories that animated the rage of Trump’s passionate followers?