Category Archives: Philip Berrigan

The March on the Pentagon: An Oral History

Anti-Vietnam War demonstrators run up against military police as they attempt to penetrate security lines at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 21, 1967. “The Vietnam War is the only American conflict remembered as much for the opposition it … Continue reading

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William Kunstler

William Kunstler and Ramsey Clark in jail at the end of the Attical trial, 1975. “William Moses Kunstler (July 7, 1919 – September 4, 1995) was an American radical lawyer and civil rights activist, known for his politically unpopular clients. Kunstler … Continue reading

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The Camden 28

“The Camden 28 were a group of ‘Catholic left’ anti-Vietnam War activists who in 1971 planned and executed a raid on a Camden, New Jersey draft board. The raid resulted in a high-profile criminal trial of the activists that was … Continue reading

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Catonsville Nine

“The Catonsville Nine were nine Catholic activists who burned draft files to protest the Vietnam War. On May 17, 1968, they went to the draft board in Catonsville, in the U.S. state of Maryland, took 378 draft files, brought them … Continue reading

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Conscientious objector

Muhammad Ali points to a newspaper headline to show he’s not the only one protesting the Vietnam War, March 28, 1966. “A conscientious objector is an ‘individual who has claimed the right to refuse to perform military service’ on the … Continue reading

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Hit & Stay – Joe Tropea and Skizz Cyzyk (2013)

“Hit & Stay is a 2013 documentary directed by Joe Tropea and Skizz Cyzyk. It looks at the actions of The Catonsville Nine and The Baltimore Four taken in protest of The Vietnam War, and the influence of these actions … Continue reading

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