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Check it out: Soldiers for Peace Audio Doc

A stylish new audio documentary about GI resistance during the ’60s and ’70s produced by Kate Ellis and...

“I regret fighting for an America that’s become an intolerant bully”

This Veterans Day essay was published online at NBC News/Think on Nov. 11, 2019. PHOTO CAPTION: Danny Lane and Sotere...

Podcast: “You can’t be afraid to speak out” – Scott Camil

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.

Regretting the Mission

Endless war can be wearying and takes a toll on our troops. We saw it in Viet Nam, and we’re seeing it in...

Podcast: “Veterans need to tell their stories” – Dan Shea

Vietnam combat veteran Daniel Shea on his time in Vietnam, Agent Orange, and post traumatic stress.

How Soldiers Brought a Halt to the U.S. War Machine

A Waging Peace in Vietnam book review by Roger Bybee originally appeared at The Progressive on October 29, 2019....

Toward an honest commemoration of the American War in Vietnam

Sir No Sir!

Sir No Sir!

Sir! No Sir! seems almost light in comparison, joyous and celebratory, though it also has tear-jerking moments, my favorite being the Rita Martinson solo, “Soldier, we love you…” I felt pumped up at film’s end, and found it the perfect match...

Hearts and Minds

Hearts and Minds

Hearts and Minds is incredible the way the clips are juxtaposed and braided together to make one of the strongest antiwar statements you will ever see. But be prepared to be put through the wringer. Expect to feel shock, grief, anger, shame, and disbelief at some...

Another Brother

ANOTHER BROTHER is a moving biographical mosaic of one ordinary yet extraordinary man, Clarence Fitch. An African American veteran of the Vietnam War, Clarence was like many veterans in the hardships he endured – racism, poverty, substance abuse, and HIV/AIDS – yet...

The Collapse of the Armed Forces

The Collapse of the Armed Forces

G.I. Resistance to the Vietnam War originally posted on Counter Punch by KEVIN KEATING An American soldier in a hospital explained how he was wounded: He said, “I was told that the way to tell a hostile Vietnamese from a friendly Vietnamese was to shout ‘To hell with...

Dave Cline Is Dead

Originally posted on Fire On the Mountain by by Jimmy Higgins Dave Cline died last night at his home in Jersey City, NJ. In one sense it comes as no surprise to those of us who have worked closely with Dave in recent years. He had lived for two decades with a severely...

Fred Lonidier Draft Resistance – Seattle Collection

Fred Lonidier Draft Resistance – Seattle Collection

Fred Lonidier’s collection of photographs of Vietnam-era anti-draft organizing by Draft Resistance-Seattle and other antiwar activists. These galleries are part of the Pacific Northwest Antiwar and Radical History Project, which features a page on draft...

Combat Stress Among Veterans Is Found to Persist Since Vietnam

Combat Stress Among Veterans Is Found to Persist Since Vietnam

Originally posted on the New York Times by Benedict Carey Most veterans who had persistent post-traumatic stress a decade or more after serving in the Vietnam War have shown surprisingly little improvement since then, and a large percentage have died, a new study...

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.

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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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