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Podcast: “Very jarring and brutal and dehumanizing” – Gerry Condon

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.

Podcast: “Within a few months nothing made sense” – Bill Ehrhart

"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.

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...

Toward an honest commemoration of the American War in Vietnam

The Vietnam War and the Struggle For Truth

by:  John Grant Vietnam, a story of virtually unmitigated disasters that we have inflicted on ourselves and even more on others. -Bernard Brodie, 1973 The Vietnamese won the Vietnam War by forcing the United States to abandon its intention to militarily sustain an...

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.

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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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