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Waging Peace in Vietnam

  • Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 East Place Northwest Washington, DC, 20007 United States (map)


Partnerships for International Strategies in Asia and the Elliott School of International Affairs will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Mobilization for Peace with an exhibit, book launch, and conference along with cultural events including films and poetry workshops.

Day 1: Mon. November 11th, 2019

5pm-7:30pm: Waging Peace Exhibit Opening & Reception with Seymour M. Hersh, authors, and veterans

Day 2: Tues. November 12th, 2019

6:30pm-8:30pm: Screening of Documentary Film “Sir! No Sir!” with David Zeiger, filmmaker

Day 3: Wed. November 13th, 2019

12pm-2pm: Panel Discussion — The War Comes Home: Moratorium and Mobilization, 1969

5pm-6pm: Peace Poetry Workshop with Vietnam veteran poets Lamont B. Steptoe and Jan Barry

6:30pm-8pm: Peace Poetry Open Mic with poet Alexa Patrick

Day 4: Thurs. November 14th, 2019

12pm-2pm: Screening of Film “The Boys Who Said No” with Bill Prince, filmmaker

2pm-4pm: Re-enactment of Cortright v. Resor, landmark case on First Amendment rights of anti-war soldiers

6:30pm-8:30pm: Screening of Documentary Film “The Whistleblower of My Lai” with Connie Field, filmmaker

Day 5: Fri. November 15th, 2019

8:30am-5:45pm: Symposium — “The American War in Vietnam: Then and Now”

6pm-8pm: Candlelight Vigil: Reenactment of “March Against Death” from Elliott School to the White House