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

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The Long Silence of Bao Ninh

The Long Silence of Bao Ninh

Ninh, who will turn sixty-six this October, is Vietnam’s most celebrated writer, best-known for The Sorrow of War.

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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LETTERS TO THE WALL Book Now Available

LETTERS TO THE WALL Book Now Available

A second edition of LETTERS TO THE WALL is now available at a 30% discount price. This edition includes two added features — an authors’ index and a reference index for names on The Wall that letter writers addressed. This book is made up of 187 or so letters written...

Paying The Price For Peace: The Story of S. Brian Willson

Paying The Price For Peace: The Story of S. Brian Willson

Paying the Price… Vietnam Veteran S. Brian Willson paid the price for peace by nearly being killed by a military train during a non-violent protest. Since then, he has not stopped calling attention to the US government’s defiance of international law through waging...

Veterans for Peace Statement Opposing US Bombing of Iraq and Syria

Veterans for Peace Statement Opposing US Bombing of Iraq and Syria

Veterans know from first hand experience that you cannot bomb your way to peace. More bombing will ultimately mean more division, bloodshed, recruitment for extremist organizations, and a continual cycle of violent intervention. Veterans for Peace September 23, 2014 -...