A Calendar of Events Related to the Vietnam War
Anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr. "Beyond Vietnam Speech"
April 4, 2019 - Local & National Events
Fifty two years ago Dr. King delivered a powerful, ground-breaking speech opposing the Vietnam War, exactly one year to the day before his death - April 4, 1967. We encourage local activities to mark his speech and its relevance for today.Here's a link to the text of the full speech and an audio recording of the speech.
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50th Anniversary of the Vietnam Moratorium and Mobilization Demonstrations
October & November 2019
National and local activities are being planned to mark the anniversaries this Fall of the largest political demonstrations in US history that opposed the war in Vietnam. The demonstrations were organized to build and show more mainstream support against the war. VPCC is working with others to develop a strategy that brings forward current concerns on these anniversaries.
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