Podcast: “Strong religious commitment against war” – David Finke

David Finke is a conscientious objector, military counselor, and lifetime nonviolent activist. David shares his personal history.

All Enemies, Foreign and Domestic: From Vietnam to the Capitol Steps

Echoes of the war in Vietnam were everywhere. What about the conspiracy theories that animated the rage of Trump’s passionate followers?

Praise Be to Those Who Refused to Kill

Two 2021 books take a fresh look at the unheralded heroes of the Vietnam War: Vietnam’s Prodigal Heroes and Dissenting POWs.

Podcast: “I’m going in for a long time” – William Short

“I could probably speak louder with my photography than I could with my painting….I consider myself not just an artist, but a cultural worker.”

‘The Temperature in Saigon Is 105 and Rising’

What I learned about American power watching the U.S. leave Vietnam — and then Afghanistan decades later. by Philip...

Norway’s Ambassador celebrated 20th anniversary of Project RENEW in Vietnam

Project RENEW is a collaboration among the Quang Tri Province and international NGO’s including the Norwegian People’s Aid.

Toward an honest commemoration of the American War in Vietnam

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Veterans for Peace Forum, 5-14

Topics: Full Disclosure: An Honest Commemoration of the American War in Vietnam; Memorial Day; Vietnam Friendship Village (though we never really got...

VETERANS DAY

by Doug Rawlings NOTE: AFTER LIVING IN RURAL MAINE FOR ABOUT 25 YEARS, I NOTICED A WIERD CONFLUENCE: VETERANS DAY, HALLOWEEN, AND DEER HUNTING SEASON ALL MEET...

WHEEL DREAMS

by Doug Rawlings “If in some smothering dreams, you too could pace Behind the wagon that we flung him in, And watch the white eyes writhing in his face…”  --...

TO THE GRADUATING CLASS OF 2013

By Doug Rawlings ​If they got you thinking about signing up ​just to kill you some time ​(since nothing else is going down) ​you better be getting ready ​to...

GIVING SILENCE

For My Son Josh and His Best Friend David turning thirteen By Doug Rawlings   If 'namvets were ancient shamans now would be the moment we’d choose to...

NUMBER 7

by Doug Rawlings, VFP I was a Good Humor Man. Lost my job Got drafted I can never go back again Lost my Good Humor Lost $80.00 a week Can never Have it again...

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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