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The Spirit of Vietnam Is Stronger Than U.S. Bombs
Mar14

The Spirit of Vietnam Is Stronger Than U.S. Bombs

Fifty years ago, the American War in Vietnam was at its height. There, people had fought against Japanese and French colonial rule, and now, the U.S. attempt at domination was once again, turning family members, friends, and neighbors against each other. For the U.S. government, this was just another Cold War battleground, and deaths of 2.1 – 3.8 million Vietnamese people were seen as collateral damage to establishing U.S. rule...

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The Draft, Duty, and Dissent: G.I. Resistance to War
Jun27

The Draft, Duty, and Dissent: G.I. Resistance to War

 It was the 1960s ” and throughout the United States, opposition to the War in Vietnam was growing. The Draft forced young men to make a choice about their own participation in the war. And many chose to resist.  Over the course of the war, 2.6 million went to fight in Vietnam. More than 15 million were exempt or disqualified from military service. And over 200,000 officially defied the draft. Today, the US military is made up...

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Scorched Earth: The Legacy of Agent Orange

Combat, chemicals, and corporations; a special program in honor of Agent Orange Day. We’ll look at the multigenerational legacy of Agent Orange — a toxic defoliant used by the United States military in the jungles of Vietnam.

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Scorched Earth: The Legacy of Agent Orange

Combat, chemicals, and corporations; a special program in honor of Agent Orange Day. We’ll look at the multigenerational legacy of Agent Orange — a toxic defoliant used by the United States military in the jungles of Vietnam.

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