Robert McNamara as a loving father — who couldn’t talk about Vietnam

That Craig McNamara has survived, and thrived, and given us this staggering book, is something of a miracle.

Ukrainian left urges support for Ukrainian resistance

But count on Washington to interpret the Russia-Ukraine War as an imperative of militant American globalism.

Craig McNamara reflects on being son of Vietnam War architect

“Because Our Fathers Lied: A Memoir of Truth and Family, from Vietnam to Today” reckons with the tolls of decisions and responsibility.

The US War in Vietnam: For High School Students

A film for high school students and teachers about the history of the Viet Nam War, composed of photographs from that war (45 min.).

Paul Krassner, Anarchist, Yippies Founder, Remembered

His circle included Abbie Hoffman and Jerry Rubin. Founder of the The Realist, he was called the “father of the underground press”.

“Nothing is Impossible” Finds It Impossible to Tell the Truth About Vietnam

Thoughts on “Nothing is Impossible: America’s Reconciliation with Vietnam” by Ted Osius, US ambassador to Vietnam, 2014-2017.

Toward an honest commemoration of the American War in Vietnam

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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...

NOVEMBER COMES

by Doug Rawlings November comes on to me like a C-130 slinking into Dover Air Force base laden with tin caskets draped in red, white, and blue   I know I...

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.

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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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