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VFP honored by Vietnam Union of Friendship Orgs in Hanoi

As reported by the Vietnam News Agency on Monday, September 9, 2019. Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietnam Union of...

Podcast: “It was easier to kill people than lay down the gun” -Suel Jones

"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."

Podcast: “Disruption of the military was the major cause of US defeat in Vietnam” -Eric Seitz

Attorney Eric Seitz on defending war objectors, "Our efforts were better utilized representing people in the military who were beginning to stir."

Live from Spokane: Battling the Viet Nam war from the inside

Spokane Public Radio’s Doug Nadvornick hosted the Tuesday, August 20, 2019 Inland Journal program...

A GI Rebellion: When Soldiers Said No to War

First posted August 20, 2019 by author Steve Early on BeyondChron; reposted August 24 on Portside. by Steve...

Viet Nam: One Man’s Atonement in an Ocean of Grief

The following essay, penned by Viet Nam veteran Chuck Searcy, is a chapter in How the U.S. Creates...

Toward an honest commemoration of the American War in Vietnam

Vietnam is Back in Town

Originally posted on History News Network by Jeremy Lembcke Jerry Lembcke is Associate Professor of Sociology at College of Holy Cross in Worcester, MA. He is the author of “The Spitting Image: Myth, Memory, and the Legacy of Vietnam” and more recently...

Carl Oglesby, Antiwar Leader in 1960s, Dies at 76

This article originally appeared at nytimes.com By MARGALIT FOX SEPT. 14, 2011. Carl Oglesby, who led Students for a Democratic Society as it publicly opposed the Vietnam War but who was later expelled by a radical faction that became the Weather Underground, died on...

Web Exclusive: Extended Interview with Vincent G. Harding

Originally published on Sojo.net by Rose Marie Berger On April 4, 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave one of the most important speeches in American history. It’s referred to as “the Riverside speech” in reference to King delivering the speech at Riverside Church in...

Vietnam’s Shadow Over Abu Ghraib by Michael Uhl

In reading the Abu Ghraib articles Seymour Hersh wrote for the New Yorker in May (here, here, and here), what struck me about the revelations of abuse and torture was the similarity in detail to what I experienced in Vietnam 35 years ago. The one major difference has...

A Black Man Fights the Draft

A Black Man Fights the Draft

Interview With Michael Simmons by Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 2003 CCCO: One problem with most historical accounts of the anti-war movement, or the peace movement as a whole, is that in most accounts, the contributions, or even the very presence of...

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 — with a series of 50th anniversary events now occurring. 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.

Original Podcasts

Produced by Courage to Resist in collaboration with the Vietnam Full Disclosure effort of Veterans For Peace.

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.

Upcoming Events

  1. Waging Peace in Vietnam Exhibit at UMass Boston

    September 3 @ 10:00 am - September 20 @ 5:00 pm EDT
  2. Waging Peace in Vietnam Exhibit at UMass Amherst

    September 23 @ 8:00 am - October 11 @ 5:00 pm EDT
  3. Waging Peace in Vietnam Exhibit in NYC

    October 13 @ 10:00 am - October 25 @ 5:00 pm EDT

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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

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