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Elliot School Hosts “Waging Peace in Vietman: An Exhibit, A Book, A Movement”

"Waging Peace in Vietnam: An Exhibit, A Book, A Movement" will take place at the George Washington University from November 11th-15th, 2019. 

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 

To view the full conference agenda, please click here.

To register for the conference, please click here.

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