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Podcast: “We killed every animal, every person” – Dennis Stout

"We came in sweeping through the valley killing absolutely everyone, no matter what age," recalls Dennis Stout, who went on to report war crimes he witnessed in Vietnam.

Risk of Nuclear War Rises

As reported on Democracy Now! February 7, 2020: U.S. Deploys a New Nuclear Weapon for the First Time Since the Cold...

The Art of the Deal, Pentagon-Style

This article was originally posted with accompanying Tomgram introduction on February 4, 2020, at TomDispatch.com....

America wants YOU to write a letter to The Wall

The 2020 Call for Memorial Day Letters to The Wall America wants YOU to write a letter today to the Vietnam Veterans...

Boondoggle, Inc.: Making Sense of the $1.25 Trillion National Security State Budget

A careful look at the real totals of U.S. defense expenditures from a May 2019 article from Tom Dispatch. Let’s...

Citizen Soldier’s Agent Orange Archives

Shared by Vietnam veteran Michael Uhl, with this introduction: In early 1978, Citizen Soldier, a nonprofit dedicated...

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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