Vietnam Day Committee March November, 1965

Vietnam Day Committee Makes It to Oakland The Vietnam Day Committee marched again a month after their first demonstration in October, 1965 was turned back by the Oakland Police.  This time the VDC obtained a permit to march through Oakland. … Continue reading

Vietnam Day Committee March, October, 1965

U.C. Berkeley Students Protest the Vietnam War The Berkeley Vietnam Day Committee (VDC) held two marches to protest the Vietnam war in 1965, one in October and the second in November. This post presents photo images gallery from the first march to … Continue reading

San Francisco March Against the War in Vietnam: April 15, 1967 Spring Mobilization

 San Francisco March to Kezar Stadium, April 15, 1967 On April 15, 1967, the San Francisco march against the war in Vietnam announced the emergence of a new era of peace protests. “The Spring Mobilization to End the War in … Continue reading

Napalm Protests, 1966

Napalm Protests At Factories and Naval Base U.S. use of napalm bombs in Vietnam created outrage and shame across the country and around the world. “Napalm is a thickening/gelling agent generally mixed with petroleum or a similar fuel for use in an incendiary device, initially against … Continue reading

Berkeley Women Protest War, 1966

“The government often saw…women as the most dangerous members of the opposition movement” On February 23, 1966, Berkeley women protest war with a march to the Oakland Induction Center to demand an end to the Vietnam war, and to bring … Continue reading

Committee for Non-Violent Action (CNVA): Resist War

 Non-Violent Confrontation at Oakland Army Base In June, 1965, the Committee for Non-Violent Action (CNVA) picketed and sat in at the Oakland Army Base where soldiers were being deployed to Vietnam.  They requested that they be allowed to visit the … Continue reading