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‘Waging Peace in Vietnam: US Soldiers and Veterans Who Opposed the War’ Exhibit

Please join us for an ongoing exhibit at the Duke Divinity School.

During America’s War in Vietnam, tens of thousands of GIs and veterans created a robust movement in opposition to the war. Yet its history is largely unknown.

The Waging Peace in Vietnam exhibit and its companion book show how the GI movement unfolded, from the numerous anti-war coffeehouses springing up outside military bases, to the hundreds of GI newspapers giving an independent voice to active soldiers, to the stockade revolts and the strikes and near-mutinies on naval vessels and in the air force.

It’s time to set the record straight.

Following the exhibit, there will be an essay contest with a $500 prize for the student that best responds to “Waging Peace in Vietnam: What it Means to me and its Lessons for Today.” Stay tuned for details.

This event is co-sponsored by Duke University’s History Department, the Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute, Graduate Liberal Studies, and the Center for Documentary Studies. The Waging Peace in Vietnam exhibit at Duke University is facilitated by the Divinity School’s Center for Reconciliation.

Please find more information in the flyer below.



January 15, 2020
February 15, 2020


00 Level of Westbrook Building, Duke Divinity School
403 Chapel Drive
Durham, NC 27708 United States
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