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Against the Vietnam War : writings by activists
Robbins, Mary Susannah, 1946-
First edition.
Publication Information:
Syracuse, NY : Syracuse University Press, 1999.
Physical Description:
xxv, 317 pages ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Introduction / Mary Susannah Robbins -- [Part one. Beginnings] -- The need to remember / David Harris -- The impossible victory : Vietnam / Howard Zinn -- [Part two. The war at home] -- From Ha ha ha McNamara / Robert Malecki -- My Vietnam / Jane Bond Moore -- Burning illusions : the napalm campaign / H. Bruce Franklin -- The responsibility of intellectuals / Noam Chomsky -- Declaration of independence from the war in Vietnam / Martin Luther King, Jr. -- Why I joined the resistance / Michael Ferber -- A time to say no / Michael Ferber -- Poems / Daniel Berrigan -- Chicago 1968 : street-fightin' man / Carl Oglesby -- From the suburbs to Saigon / Jeff Jones -- Vietnam comes to Lexington : Memorial Day 1971 / Eugenia Kaledin -- "Where are you now, my son?" / Joan Baez -- [Part three. Soldiers against the war] -- What did you do in the class war, Daddy? / James Fallows -- War memorial : staying close to a buddy twenty-five years after his death / George Swiers -- American war crimes and Vietnam veterans / Tod Ensign -- The war against the war / David Cortright -- [Part four. Consequences] -- Consequences of the Vietnam War and government policies of the seventies / Eugene J. McCarthy -- Passing it on : the movement for teaching the Vietnam War in schools / Jerold M. Starr -- Visiting Vietnam / Arlene Ash -- Chicago 1996 : despite corporate media silence many powerful protests / Dave Dellinger -- [Part five. Conclusions] -- What I got out of the war / Jane Sass Collins -- Cherishing vistas, embracing human beings : toward peace and freedom / William Ayers -- Déjà vu all over again / Staughton Lynd.

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DS559.62.U6 A35 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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Throughout these 25 essays and speeches, Robbins weaves the beginning of the antiwar movement of the 1960s with reflections about the consequences of Vietnam on today's social and political agenda. Some of these pieces are classics of the era, but others are published here for the first time.