June 29 – August 14, 2022
Wednesdays – Sundays
Veterans Gallery SF
401 Van Ness Ave., Ste. 102. It’s time to set the record straight. During America’s War in Vietnam, tens of thousands of GIs & veterans created a robust movement in opposition to the war. Yet its history is largely unknown.
The Waging Peace In Vietnam a traveling exhibit & its companion Waging Peace In Vietnam book shows how the GI movement unfolded, from the numerous anti-war coffeehouses that sprung up outside military bases, and the hundreds of GI newspapers that gave an independent voice to active soldiers, to the stockade revolts & strikes & near-mutinies on naval vessels & in the air force.
Pocast: Mike Wong—“All of a sudden, this all became very real”
“When I was in medic training, the My Lai Massacre hit the front pages. … All of us, including me, were devastated by it. We were utterly horrified by it. It left no doubt what we should believe about the war. Then with my lawyer, I went and turned myself in to the Presidio stockade, and refused orders to Vietnam” Read More…