Category Archives: Vietnam War Resistance

Resisting the Vietnam War: Interview with Paul Milanowski

This interview was conducted in December of 2016 by the Grand Rapids People’s History Project. Fr. Paul Milanowski talks about how he got involved in doing anti-Vietnam War work in the mid-1960s, his involvement with doing draft counseling, doing tax … Continue reading

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Calvin Student Newspaper Coverage of Vietnam War Resistance

Last month we posted a piece on the diversity of tactics being used in Grand Rapids to resist the US war in Vietnam.  Some of that resistance came from Calvin College, with both students and faculty being involved in the … Continue reading

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Interview with Vietnam Era Veteran involved in GI Anti-War Press

During the US War in Vietnam and other countries in Southeast Asia in the 1960s and 70s, there was a massive movement by US soldiers to resist the brutal and illegal counter-insurgency campaign. Radical historian Howard Zinn documented well at … Continue reading

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Anti-Vietnam War Resistance was widespread in Grand Rapids

This article is part of a larger research project on local organizing against the US war in Vietnam. Like in most US cities, Grand Rapids was active in the larger movement agains the US war in Vietnam throughout the later … Continue reading

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