The Draft: LBJ’s and Putin’s

When I heard news of Putin’s draft I flashed back to 1968. Tens of thousands of us then graduating were being drafted and sent to Vietnam.

The Man Nobody Knew: In Search of My Father, CIA Spymaster William Colby

Director Carl Colby’s compelling portrait of his dad connects two vital relationships—one familial, the other between a man and his country.

Tim Page, Vietnam War Photographer, Dead at 78

Fearless and free-spirited, he pushed the boundaries of life and photography, recording intimate images of combat that...

The Senate passed a bill to help sick veterans. Then 25 Republicans reversed course

Veterans groups, family members, longtime advocate Jon Stewart and others gathered outside the Capitol after the vote to voice their outrage.

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.

Toward an honest commemoration of the American War in Vietnam

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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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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 -...