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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....

Podcast: “I just couldn’t have any part of it” – Bob Musil, former Army Captain

"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."

Resistance stories get play on NYC television

Ron Carver, co-editor with David Cortright and Barbara Doherty of the book, Waging Peace in Vietnam: U.S. Soldiers and...

Podcast: “All I did was open my mouth,” Ahmad Daniels sentenced to a decade in military prison

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.

Podcast: Al Glatkowski’s anti-war high seas mutiny aboard the SS Columbia Eagle

Al Glatkowski for the very first time explains how and why he helped seize a US naval ship transporting napalm for the Vietnam War.

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. Peace Poetry Workshop & Open Mic

    November 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
  2. The Boys Who Said No! film screening

    November 14 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
  3. Re-enactment of Cortright v. Resor

    November 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

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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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