Aaron Sorkin’s The Trial of the Chicago 7 is entertaining but it played fast and loose with the facts.
In the 1960s, the military had been illegally spying on protesters until Christopher Pyle, a former Army intelligence officer, spoke out.
An audio production by Veterans For Peace Spokane Chapter #35.
Every four years since 1968, the same cautionary tale is retold: If the Vietnam War protesters had been well-behaved…
I want to share with you some stories from the Vietcong veterans I know, as I believe it is crucial that we know stories from both sides and feel for each other.
This hour-long video consists of oral history interviews with four different women veterans. The interviews were conducted by Fred Milano in the summer of 1989.
“The army reported 126 fraggings in 1969, 271 in 1970 and 333 in 1971, when they stopped keeping count,” explains Joel Geier at anti-empire.com.
If we want other people to show up for us, we have to stand in solidarity with them. Racial justice should not be thought of with a zero-sum mindset.
Vietnamese writer Viet Thanh Nguyen (who we quote for this website’s tagline) has created, along with his students, a new website of peoples’ memories of the war.
Watch Jackson State University’s Margaret Walker Center and the Gibbs-Green 50th Commemoration Commission’s discussion, held via Zoom, on May 14th.
“We had had several nights of protests … every campus in this country was in an uproar about the war in Vietnam.”
The shootings at the Vietnam War protest was seen “as an indication that things in the U.S. — on and off campus — were spiraling out of control.” NBC News Report
“He is close in age with many of you … My friend is currently stationed in Kansas, and patiently awaiting his deployment to Afghanistan.”
By Michael Winship: “This was the sort of thing that happened in South American dictatorships—student protestors gunned down for speaking out against the government. Not here.”