E11: The GI resistance in Vietnam, part 2

Concluding part of our two-part episode on the GI resistance to the Vietnam war, in conversation with Jerry Lembcke, a Vietnam army veteran, now sociologist and author.

Submitted by Working Class … on January 10, 2019

Most further reading is linked to in the show notes of part 1.
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This article gives a good general overview of the GI resistance movement: https://libcom.org/history/1961-1973-gi-resistance-in-the-vietnam-war
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This is our short video history of the movement: www.youtube.com/watch?v=PzhM9eDoM80
This is our playlist of Vietnam war protest music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Pj9AucSc9Y&list=PL71HxBMvC6bxaaxqKun66juixXqPZFjCN
You can get Jerry Lembcke’s books here: https://www.amazon.com/Jerry-Lembcke/e/B001HCZKCS/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1?qid=1533499864&sr=1-1


– Here you can get the excellent documentary, Sir, No Sir!: https://www.amazon.com/Sir-No-Suppressed-Movement-Vietnam/dp/B000IB0DE4
– This is an article Jerry wrote on the “spitting” myth: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/13/opinion/myth-spitting-vietnam-protester.html


– This episode was edited by Stephanie Hydal: www.stephaniehydal.com/portfolio/
– Music used this episode was “Ain’t Going to Study War no more” by Leon Lishner and Friends – freemusicarchive.org/music/Leon_Lis…_Riverside_USA – licensed under a Attribution-ShareAlike License – creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/legalcode