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Audio: Soldiers Question War – Feb 1968

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REPORT FROM FT. JACKSON, SOUTH CAROLINA. Documentary from interviews of soldiers who question American policy in Vietnam. – BROADCAST: WBAI, 26 Feb. 1968. (42 min.)…

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Audio: Martin Luther King Jr. on Vietnam 1967 -68

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1) Beyond Vietnam: Martin Luther King Jr: “Tonight, however, I wish not to speak with Hanoi and the NLF, but rather to my fellow Americans who, with me, bear the greatest responsibility in ending a conflict that has exacted a heavy price on both continents… Listen>>

2) Why I Am Opposed to the War in Vietnam:

“And you may not know it, my friends, but it is estimated that we spend $500,000 to kill each enemy soldier, while we spend only fifty-three dollars for each person classified as poor, and much of that fifty-three dollars goes for salaries to people that are not poor. So I was increasingly compelled to see the war as an enemy of the poor, and attack it as such….Listen>>

3) Martin Luther King at Santa Rita: King’s speech at a demonstration supporting anti-war activitists imprisoned at the Santa Rita rehabilitation center. RECORDED: Santa Rita, California, 14 Jan. 1968. BROADCAST: KPFA, 15 Jan. 1968. (23 min)…Listen>>

4) MEN AND WOMEN IN THE ARTS CONCERNED WITH VIETNAM : BENEFIT FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING. James Baldwin comments before Dr. King’s final speech in Los Angeles, followed by the speech itself. Recorded in a Beverly Hills, California home, 16 Mar. 1968. – CONTENT: pt.1. James Baldwin’s comments (6 min.) — pt.2. Martin Luther King, Jr. speech (31 min.). – RECORDED: from the audience, 16 Mar. 1968. BROADCAST: KPFK, 4 Apr. 1968… Listen>>

Online Book: 1970 US Army Vietnam War Phung Hoang Advisor Handbook

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Some say American soldiers “who served as a Phung Hoang Advisor”  succeeded in helping reduce the threat of the Viet Cong infrastructure and provided increased security. Some say differently about those who brought such fear and actual harm to the villages and villagers. Here is the handbook they went by.More>>