Secrets: Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers – Daniel Ellsberg (video)

Ellsberg presents an explosive inside account of how and why he helped bring an end to the Vietnam War and Richard Nixon’s presidency.

The Night Vietnam Veterans Stormed Bunker Hill

VVAW were subjected to a mass arrest but gained support from residents who gave them rides to the Bunker Hill monument in Charlestown.

Daniel Ellsberg on Risking Life in Jail to Expose U.S. Lies About Vietnam War

Fifty years ago this week, The New York Times began publishing excerpts of the Pentagon Papers. Democracy Now! interview: Daniel Ellsberg.

A Counterintelligence Agent in Vietnam’s Central Highlands

Before Americans knew anything about Vietnam: ‘Saigon to Pleiku: … 1962-1963’ a new book by David Grant Noble.

Pentagon Papers 50th Anniversary Webinar Video

This webinar honored Dan Ellsberg and Tony Russo on the 50th anniversary of the release of the Pentagon Papers. Watch now.

High School Student Essay on MLK’s Beyond Vietnam Speech

“Seeing [MLK] address a deeper issue that connects to all aspects of American life was a new experience for me,” notes student essayist.

Toward an honest commemoration of the American War in Vietnam

Most Recent

Forgotten Casualties of the Vietnam War

Originally posted on This Can't Be Happening by John Grant Charging a man with murder in this place was like handing out speeding tickets in the Indy 500. -...

Anti-War Essay/Commentary

By Clare Hanrahan “The time for dissent is passed once the war is declared,” one Asheville resident recently wrote to a local paper. He echoed a sentiment of...

Agent Orange and the Continuing Vietnam War

Agent Orange and the Continuing Vietnam War

Originally published on by Bill Fletcher, Jr. (NNPA) In a 2009 visit to Vietnam I asked a retired colonel in the Vietnam People’s Army...

Memorial Day: Remembrance and Resolve

Originally published on The Huffington Post by Jack Rothman. Memorial Day is upon us. Neighbors are hanging flags in front of their homes. Parades are planned...

The 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

“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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