"I'd probably seen somewheres between 700 to 900 dead Vietnamese, most of whom were children or very young people. I was both shocked and sickened."
Here’s what it takes to mount the Waging Peace Exhibit at your university, college or other institution Space: The exhibit is mounted on sixteen 4’ x 8’ sheets of black Gatorboard, which is lighter and stronger than
"We would certainly rather think ourselves heroes rather than murderers or dupes," shares Vietnam Veteran Dr. Bica, former Marine Officer.
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.
"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.
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
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.
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,
Posted Nov. 8, 2019 in the New York Times At War Newsletter By David Cortright I never expected that I would be a soldier, or that I would protest the Vietnam War while on active duty, or that I would sue the Army in federal
Vietnam combat veteran Daniel Shea on his time in Vietnam, Agent Orange, and post traumatic stress.
A Waging Peace in Vietnam book review by Roger Bybee originally appeared at The Progressive on October 29, 2019. Waging Peace in Vietnam: U.S. Soldiers and Veterans Who Opposed the War (New Village Press) is a new and fiercely
"Over 4,000 junior officers ... brought suit against the Secretary of Defense for war crimes, who carried out demonstrations, who were quite active in their opposition."
Ron Carver, co-editor with David Cortright and Barbara Doherty of the book, Waging Peace in Vietnam: U.S. Soldiers and Veterans who Opposed the War (New Village Press, Sept. 2019), and creator of the Waging Peace in Vietnam
US Marine Ahmad Daniels was sentenced to a decade in prison for speaking to other servicemen about the injustices he saw and questioning military authority.
Al Glatkowski for the very first time explains how and why he helped seize a US naval ship transporting napalm for the Vietnam War.
Excerpted from the October 45th Vietnam Peace Commemoration Committee’s e-newsletter sent by John McAuliff, VPCC Committee member Kent State University has a year long program of events culminating with the fiftieth
Ron Carver's Waging Peace in Viet Nam exhibit opened yesterday at UMass Boston. The opening reception was graced with poets Doug Rawlings, Dave Connolly, and Lamont Steptoe, and Vietnam-era resister Susan Schnall.
"I met the enemy, guess who it was? It was me. And it's always true. And that saved me. That has really saved me."
Attorney Eric Seitz on defending war objectors, "Our efforts were better utilized representing people in the military who were beginning to stir."
On July 16, 2019, New Hampshire Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster announced her office’s participation in the Vietnam Veterans 50th Anniversary Pin Program to honor all Vietnam-era veterans for “valiantly serving our