Vietnam Full Disclosure


Podcast: “Veterans need to tell their stories” – Dan Shea

Vietnam combat veteran Daniel Shea on his time in Vietnam, Agent Orange, and post traumatic stress.

How Soldiers Brought a Halt to the U.S. War Machine

A Waging Peace in Vietnam book review by Roger Bybee originally appeared at The Progressive on October 29, 2019....

Podcast: “I just couldn’t have any part of it” – Bob Musil, former Army Captain

"Over 4,000 junior officers ... brought suit against the Secretary of Defense for war crimes, who carried out demonstrations, who were quite active in their opposition."

Resistance stories get play on NYC television

Ron Carver, co-editor with David Cortright and Barbara Doherty of the book, Waging Peace in Vietnam: U.S. Soldiers and...

Podcast: “All I did was open my mouth,” Ahmad Daniels sentenced to a decade in military prison

US Marine Ahmad Daniels was sentenced to a decade in prison for speaking to other servicemen about the injustices he saw and questioning military authority.

Podcast: Al Glatkowski’s anti-war high seas mutiny aboard the SS Columbia Eagle

Al Glatkowski for the very first time explains how and why he helped seize a US naval ship transporting napalm for the Vietnam War.

Toward an honest commemoration of the American War in Vietnam

Viet Nam: One Man’s Atonement in an Ocean of Grief

Viet Nam: One Man’s Atonement in an Ocean of Grief

The following essay, penned by Viet Nam veteran Chuck Searcy, is a chapter in How the U.S. Creates Sh*thole” Countries (Clarity Press, 2018), a book of essays compiled and edited by Cynthia McKinney after the crass, derogatory phrase was used by the POTUS in...

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen on the legacy of “Apocalypse Now”

Author Viet Thanh Nguyen on the legacy of “Apocalypse Now”

August 15, 2019—New York Public Radio’s The Takeaway posted this interview with Vietnamese writer Viet Thanh Nguyen in response to Francis Ford Coppola’s release this month of a re-edited version of “Apocalypse Now.” In the interview, the...

Let’s rethink the POW/MIA flag

Let’s rethink the POW/MIA flag

Ever since the Viet Nam war, the POW/MIA flag has been a powerful symbol. In the feature photo, U.S. Airmen carry a POW/MIA flag, center, and a unit guidon during the POW/MIA Vigil Run, a 24-hour run in observance of National POW/MIA Recognition Day, at Joint Base...

Media coverage of Agent Orange widens its scope

Media coverage of Agent Orange widens its scope

In Public Radio International’s The World broadcast of July 24, 2019, host Marco Werman interviews Susan Hammond with the War Legacies Project about the health effects of Agent Orange still experienced by people in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos today, generations...

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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