Organizing Notes

Bruce Gagnon is coordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space. He offers his own reflections on organizing and the state of America's declining empire....

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I grew up in a military family and joined the Air Force in 1971 during the Vietnam War. It was there that I became a peace activist.

Monday, September 21, 2015

A Nurse During the Vietnam War

 Peggy Tuxen-Akers is a former Viet Nam nurse and member of the Maine Chapter of Veterans for Peace. This is her Warriors for Peace: Veterans Speak profile. Her perspective on the Viet Nam war is quite different from those of the guys who killed and were killed in the rice paddies and jungles of Viet Nam. Peggy’s poem at the very end is sure to bring a tear to one’s eye.

Video by Regis Tremblay.


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