Category Archives: Philip Berrigan

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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