Waging Peace in Vietnam - The Story of Veterans Who Opposed the War

Every day, through Oct 28
Suzzallo Library Northeast Seattle (Seattle)
This is an in-person event
Free
All Ages
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"WHAT:  An exhibit that focuses on individual and collective acts of resistance—marches, strikes, arrests, stockade revolts, mutinies and other actions by rank-and-file military personnel and returning veterans—which impaired the ability of the United States government to continue waging war in Viet Nam, thereby helping to bring it to an end.  Related to the exhibit on the UW campus, there will be a rich selection of events.

WHERE:  Exhibit on display at University of Washington, North Allen Lobby in Suzzallo Library, just off Red Square

WHEN:  Exhibit runs from September 28 through October 28, 2022

RELATED EVENTS: The following events will coincide with this exhibition:

NW Soldiers and veterans who opposed the war CONFERENCE at 9:30AM to 5PM on October 6 in HUB Room 332 (the student union building).  This conference will feature a morning panel discussion with actual GI war resisters in the Pacific Northwest, and afternoon panel discussions with representatives of civilian organizations who supported GI war resisters, and representatives of veterans’ organizations whose missions are to oppose war.
RECEPTION immediately after the conference until 7PM, in HUB Room 334.

WAR, PEACE, & RESISTANCE IN POETRY AND SONG at 6:30PM in HUB room 145:  an evening of poetry and music celebrating resistance to war.
THURSDAY FILM SERIES on the UW Seattle campus, Thomson room 101, at 6PM documenting the resistance movement by draftees, active duty personnel, and war veterans during the Vietnam War era:  
Sir! No Sir! on October 13, 
The FTA Show on October 20, and 
The Boys Who Said NO on October 27

CONCURRENT EXHIBIT IN TACOMA Concurrent with the Seattle exhibit on the UW campus, there will be a related exhibit in Tacoma in the Collins Memorial Library at University of Puget Sound, titled “Dissent and Resistance Within the Military.” For more information about this exhibit, contact Jane Carlin, UPS Librarian, (253) 879-3118, or jcarlin@pugetsound.edu
NW GI Resisters Panel Discussion in the Collins Memorial Library, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Wednesday, October 5, 2022, 2pm-3:20pm, free and open to the public. Sponsored by Dept of History, UPS

STUDENT ESSAY CONTEST The Seattle Chapter of Veterans For Peace is sponsoring a student essay contest. There is a $500 prize generously funded by the Howard Zinn Fund of VFP. Essays of 500 to 650 words must relate to the exhibit Waging Peace in Viet Nam: US Soldiers and Veterans Who Opposed the War, or its related events. Deadline October 28, 2022. Pulitzer Prize photojournalist Nick Ut will select the winner. 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, vfp92.org. For general information about the traveling exhibit, go to wagingpeaceinvietnam.com

Questions?
email wpvn@vfp92.org, or phone (844) 205-8709

EVENT SPONSORED BY Southeast Asia Center of the Jackson School of International Studies and Seattle Chapter of Veterans for Peace; and co-sponsored by UW Department of History and Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies" (Promo Copy)
Thursday Film Series:
Sir! No Sir!: 10/13 at 6 pm
The FTA Show: 10/20 at 6 pm
The Boys Who Said NO: 10/27 at 6 pm

Suzzallo Library

4098 15th Ave NE Seattle, WA 98195 Venue website

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