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George Washington University Commemoration: Waging Peace in Vietnam

When: Monday, November 11, 2019, 9:00 am to Friday, November 15, 2019, 5:00 pm
Where: George Washington University • Elliott School of International Affairs • Washington

An imaginative multi-dimensional program begins on Veterans Day at the Elliott School of International Affairs. The full program is hereRegistration required here(No fee; donations on site welcome.)

 
* November 11 Opening of the Waging Peace exhibit, launching of the companion book on U.S. Soldiers and Veterans Who Opposed the War.
 
* November 12 "Sir! No Sir!" documentary screening with filmmaker David Zeiger
 
* November 13 The War Comes Home: Moratorium and Mobilization, 1969, a VPCC panel (speakers here); peace poetry workshop and open mic
 
* November 14 Screening of fine cut of "The Boys Who Said No" with filmmaker Bill Prince, Re-
enactment of the Cortright v Resor court court case,Screening of "The Whistleblower of My Lai" with
filmmaker Connie Field
 
* November 15 Full day symposium "The American War in Vietnam: Then and Now" with panels on The History of Diplomatic and Peace Movement Initiative to Bring About Peace in Vietnam, Teaching the American War in Vietnam, Mitigating the Legacies of War (Agent Orange, Unexploded Ordnance); Keynote addresses by Christian Appy and Cora Weiss; Songs with Peter Yarrow; Candlelight vigil with re-enactment of March Against Death from GWU to the White House with remarks by Rep. Jamie Raskin, (For information about the week and the walk to the White House, contact Terry Provance here.)
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