Category Archives: Vietnam War

Flyer for a joint Chomsky-Pauling presentation, Montreal, 1967

“As the 1960s moved forward, Linus Pauling’s interest in contributing to an academic circle that resolutely rejected the Vietnam War continued to strengthen. A participant in several past petitions, Pauling co-authored another such document in June 1967, a ‘Scientists’ Appeal … Continue reading

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Miss America protest

“The Miss America protest was a demonstration held at the Miss America 1969 (September 7, 1968), sometimes known as No More Miss America! The protest was attended by about 400 feminists and separately, by civil rights advocates. The feminist protest, … Continue reading

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Cambodian Civil War

“The Cambodian Civil War (Khmer: សង្គ្រាមស៊ីវិលកម្ពុជា) was a military conflict that pitted the forces of the Communist Party of Kampuchea (known as the Khmer Rouge) and their allies the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam) and the Viet Cong against … Continue reading

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Mayor Daley

“Richard Joseph Daley (May 15, 1902 – December 20, 1976) was an American politician who served as the 38th Mayor of Chicago for a total of 21 years beginning on April 20, 1955 until his death on December 20, 1976. … Continue reading

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C-Ration

“The C-Ration, or Type C ration, was an individual canned, pre-cooked, and prepared wet ration. It was intended to be issued to U.S. military land forces when fresh food (A-ration) or packaged unprepared food (B-ration) prepared in mess halls or … Continue reading

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Yes, There Were Antiwar Officers

From left, John Huyler, Ensign Paul Rogers and David Harris, in San Diego in 1970, discussing their efforts to stop the aircraft carrier Constellation from returning to Vietnam. “There are six of us. There were many more at the time, … Continue reading

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Third World Liberation Front strikes of 1968

Sit-in during SF State College strike, 1968. “The Third World Liberation Front (TWLF) rose in 1968 as a coalition of various ethnic student groups on college campuses in California in response to the perceived Eurocentric education and lack of diversity … Continue reading

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