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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

In Vietnam I Found Peace

In Vietnam I Found Peace

This post originally appeared at www.rebeccaruetten.com On July 21, 1954, Vietnam was divided into two sections, the communist North and the capitalist South. The United States responded by sending more and more of its sons to Vietnam, into a war, in which success was...

The War in Vietnam and the Confederate Flag

The War in Vietnam and the Confederate Flag

The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America (pp. 207-10) Greg Grandin The Confederate battle flag and other symbols of white supremacy, including the Klan hood and the burning cross, were already displayed in Vietnam before King’s...

Exceptional Victims

Exceptional Victims

The resistance to the Vietnam War was the most diverse and dynamic antiwar movement in U.S. history. We have all but forgotten it today. CHRISTIAN G. APPY Image: Aftermath of the Tet Offensive in Saigon, 1968 / manhhai This post appeared at the BostonReview.com....

Tomgram: James Carroll, The 12 Days of Bombing That Never End (for Me)

Tomgram: James Carroll, The 12 Days of Bombing That Never End (for Me)

This post originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. Posted by James Carroll   Call it strange, but call it something. After all, never in history had there been such active opposition to a war before it began. I’m thinking, of course, about the antiwar surge that,...

Visiting Saigon in 1973 during the  War Surviving in War

Visiting Saigon in 1973 during the War Surviving in War

Photo: 1973 in Saigon (Credit: Saigoneer) This post originally appeared at Justice Initiative.com. By HEATHER GRAY May 26, 2019 Justice Initiative (Link to article) Introduction This is the 2019 Memorial Day weekend and it is, of course, relevant to consider the...

The Liberal Embrace of War

The Liberal Embrace of War

Photo: An anti-government protester dressed as Lady Liberty, wearing the colors of Venezuela’s flag, hugs a fellow protester during a demonstration near La Carlota airbase in Caracas, Venezuela. Opposition leader Juan Guaidó is calling for Venezuelans to fill...

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.

Upcoming Events

  1. Peace Poetry Workshop & Open Mic

    November 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
  2. The Boys Who Said No! film screening

    November 14 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST
  3. Re-enactment of Cortright v. Resor

    November 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

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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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