Exhibit and Book Launch: “Waging Peace in Vietnam: U.S. Soldiers and Veterans Who Opposed the War”

August 15, 2019

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A collection of first-hand accounts and photos from the rank-and-file soldiers and GI organizers who spearheaded the Vietnam-era anti-war movement. Several veterans who are featured in the exhibit will be present, including: Inland Northwest resident Bob Chenoweth who was a prisoner of war in Vietnam for five years; Paul Cox, a Marine squad leader who witnessed his own “My Lai”; Gerry Condon, former Green Beret who refused orders to go to Vietnam; Camilo Mejia, who spent eight years in the Army and was jailed for refusing to return to Iraq; Susan Schnall, a Navy nurse who was court-martialed in 1968 for leading a peace march; and Chuck Searcy, a military analyst in Vietnam who returned to clear land mines. The exhibit is also on Aug. 17, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

When:
4 p.m.
Where:
Doubletree Hotel, 322 N. Spokane Falls Blvd., Salon 5, Spokane
City:
Spokane
Neighborhood:
Riverside neighborhood, Downtown
Cost:
Free
Phone:
(509) 455-9600
Website:
http://doubletree3.hilton.com/
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