The Legacy of Colin Powell, and the Legacy of Vietnam

Colin Powell was not only exposed to the defoliants; he directly accompanied the unit of South Vietnamese soldiers who were spraying them.

The Magic & Sorrow of Vietnam’s Côn Sơn Island

Their tormentors routinely poked sticks through the bars, beat the prisoners, threw lime on their open wounds, and urinated on them.

The Women Who Won the Vietnam War

The fighting women of North and South Vietnam played a key military role in defending their families, land, and country.

Colin Powell: General of Deception

Over the course of Colin Powell’s five decades of service to the empire, he accumulated one of the most impressive body counts.

“The Boys Who Said NO!” film launch event video

Gala Film Launch livestream discussion featuring Joan Baez • Daniel Ellsberg • David Harris • Mandy Carter • Mac Hamilton.

Colin Powell: Military adviser in Vietnam during My Lai massacre

Powell claimed that U.S. soldiers in Vietnam were taught to treat Vietnamese courteously and respectfully.

Toward an honest commemoration of the American War in Vietnam

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Vietnam Emigres

Vietnam Emigres By Philip Kienholz The man’s scream flags through the air. Ragged laundry drying on a windy line. His wife thinks of feeding gruel off a...

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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