Category Archives: Viet Nam

Kickoff Party: The Boys Who Said No

Support this documentary film in-progress on the young men imprisoned for resisting the draft during the Vietnam War, Sat, April 2, 7pm Continue reading

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2016 Việt Nam Tour Update

Hometown Hero: John Koehler Channel 5 News Green Bay Wisconsin February 3, 2016 Terry Kovarik reports Green Bay, Wisconsin’s John Koehler is heading to Vietnam for three weeks in March on a humanitarian mission to learn more about Agent Orange … Continue reading

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Renew Vietnam Screening

Preview Screening & Q&A Friday, July 17, 6-9pm Grease Diner 6604 San Pablo Ave, Oakland $5/donation Renew Vietnam Indiegogo Campaign Benjamin Welmond’s latest film project tells the story of Project Renew, an organization in Vietnam’s Quang Tri province dedicated to removing unexploded … Continue reading

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The Nation: Lethal Legacy Of The Vietnam War

Fifty years after the first US troops came ashore at Da Nang, the Vietnamese are still coping with unexploded bombs and Agent Orange. George Black February 25, 2015  This article appeared in the March 16, 2015 edition of The Nation. ..”Ever … Continue reading

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VFP 4th Annual Viet Nam Tour: April-May 2015

Veterans For Peace Vietnam Spring Tour April 16 – May 2 2015 Each spring members of the Hoa Binh (Peace) Chapter 160 of Veterans For Peace (VFP) welcomes up to 20 Veterans & non-Vet peace activists & spouses to come for a 17-day insider’s tour of Việt … Continue reading

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Project Renew Update: PBS & Athens Georgia

U.S. Veteran leads clean-up of Vietnam War’s lethal remnants PBS News Hour Judy Woodruff,  @judywoodruff November 20, 2014 There are still ongoing lethal consequences of the Vietnam War that ended in 1975. Undetonated “bomblets,” dropped by the U.S. military during … Continue reading

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Legacy of Agent Orange in Vietnam & the US

San Francisco-Ho Chi Minh City Sister City Committee (SFHCMSSC) Agent Orange Update Wednesday, August 27, 5:30 pm, Free Light Refreshments RSVP: 415 447-6075, sfhcmcscc@aol.com City Hall, Mayor’s Conference Room #201 1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Pl, San Francisco Agent Orange — a defoliant … Continue reading

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Operation Light at the End of the Tunnel

Chuck Searcy A Presentation & Conversation Thursday, September 4 6pm Registration 6:30 pm Program/Wine Reception Marines Memorial Club, 609 Sutter Street, San Francisco Free Event: Must pre-register Vietnam War veteran Chuck Searcy has lived in Vietnam for the last nearly 20 years. … Continue reading

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August 2: 50 Years Later “Why The Gulf Of Tonkin Matters?”

Vietnam: Gulf of Tonkin Reports Part 1 & 2. The Real News Jessica Desvarieux TRNN Producer Baltimore, August 1, 2014 Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg and historian Gareth Porter discuss how the Gulf of Tonkin incident was used to further entangle … Continue reading

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Vietnam Vet Drone Resister Acquitted

Up State Drone Action Thursday, July 31, 2014 Syracuse, New York Commondreams.org Veterans for Peace/Upstate Drone Action Russell Brown, 716-570-5201 Upstate Drone Action Ed Kinane, 315-478-4571 After two hours of deliberation,Vietnam Veteran and Buffalonian Russell Brown,  was acquitted tonight by a six person … Continue reading

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