On the night of August 4, 1964, President Lyndon Johnson went on national television and stated that American destroyers in the
50,000 Americans died in that war, with millions of Vietnamese casualties.
People were outraged and in the 1960s began to organize and take to the streets. They took to the streets in millions and spoke out against the Government's policies. Perhaps, the earlier Civil Rights movement and its grass roots organizational skills gave strength to the Peace Movement.
On March 20, 2003, the
In 2003, it was to be again. People took to the streets. Demonstrations aimed at getting the truth out occurred all over the country, and the world. The Government's lies were exposed, yet the war continued.
To date, 4,232 American combat troops have been killed in
The following are some of the photographs of the Peace Movement for the two wars, not so distant in time or style. Now and Then.
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