Anti-war stories and photos
Here are some
more videos from TV news at that time. While mostly pro-war and never objective
or presenting an in depth or analytical coverage from the anti-war point of
view, watching these videos so many years later, the essence still comes
- 1967 April 15, Anti-war
Demonstration in New York City. CANLF shown gathering at 0:50 and marching
later. (This shows our 40' display in Central Park, to
gather the Revolutionary Contingent groups that later marched with the
flags of all the Liberation Movements to the UN.)
Anti-War Demonstration at the Pentagon. Video of the Pentagon
- Nguyen Van
Luy - A leader
and patriot of both Vietnam and his adopted country, the USA. He was t he first Vietnamese-American to give a speech
at a major anti-war Demonstration at the Lincoln Memorial on October 21,
1967, the Pentagon Demonstration. Biographical materials and photos.
- 1969 Film
Showing of Vietnamese films in NYC. Walter interviewed. [Better and bigger version on Youtube] Feb. 15
& 16, 1969 at the Alternate U. in NYC. The feature film was "The
Rising Storm" about a brother and sister on opposite sides of the
liberation struggle. Film disappeared when mailed back with name showing!
Other films were taken by RU and supposedly later donated to a University.
We are still searching. Youtube:
- 1969 Moratorium Demonstration in
Washington DC. Some CANLF flags and banners up front while other
groups independently replaced the US flags around the Washington Memorial
with large NLF flags. One can be seen near the end of the video.
- April 23rd
1971, the Vietnam Veterans Against the War held
historic demonstrations in Washington, DC.
- 200,000 at Washington Peace march
(circa 1971 John Kerry speaks
- April 24th
1971 Peace March Against the War in Vietnam After the
Veterans and before the May Day demonstrations, there were demonstrations
by a broad coalition.
- April 24th
1971 Peace March Against the War in Vietnam Pt. 2
- May Day
Demonstrations May 1-3, 1971. First time the pacifists and more militant
demonstrators joined in civil disobedience and led to briefly shutting
down the government function in Washington, DC and the largest
mass arrests in US history. More than
12,000 people arrested over the days of this demonstration. Keep in mind
that much of what happened to organize and carry out these demonstrations
have yet to be written. Do a
Google search. I will add more in the coming
days. Also, see Walter's
Draft comments on this May Day Demonstrations.
- 2012 Series "Who Rules
America" Episode 3 by Danny Schechter. Walter interviewed at 15:49
Government tries to revise history and cover up its crimes. See the USA (Pentagon) Vietnam War Commemoration!
But also make sure you check out the response of those who both fought in
and against that war in the Lessons Of Vietnam
web page, and below.
- May 1,2 2015 Vietnam Power of Protest and the Veterans
For Peace effort to speak truth to power: Vietnam Full Disclosure site. Invitation
to VPP - Speakers
list VPP- Speakers
- On Oct.
21, 2017 a follow up
Vietnam Peace Commemoration
Committee (VPCCP) event in Washington, DC. (Facebook page.) VPCC Schedule.