Tag Archives: Vietnam War

The Sanctity Of Every Life And The Horror Of Every War

There has been a national effort by Veterans for Peace to have letters written to the Vietnam Memorial Wall in conjunction with vietnamfulldisclosure.org. Our local group has sent in several letters.  This one is by Gail Coleman, an associate member … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2015 Marks 50 Years Of Vietnam War

by Ed Flaherty Memorial Day is a day set aside to remember and honor those who gave their lives in this nation’s wars. This particular Memorial Day is of special significance in that it is fifty years since the Vietnam … Continue reading

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Gulf of Tonkin Anniversary In Iowa

IOWA CITY— My skills at ordering a beer failed to keep up with the times. We were meeting at a bar in the county seat, one recognizable from infrequent visits for meetups over 40 years. I arrived first and took … Continue reading

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On Anniversary of Tonkin Gulf Resolution Let’s Say No To War With Iran

On August 7, 1964, the US Senate voted 88-2 to approve the Tonkin Gulf Resolution, which was then used as the legal justification for the Vietnam War. Two senators, Morse & Gruening, had the courage to say no. They should … Continue reading

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