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

Peace and the HUAC Anti-Communist Crusade

Hiroshima Day March, HUAC Protests, Vietnam War Escalation After HUAC’s debacle in San Francisco when its 1960 hearings ended with fire hoses washing demonstrators down the steps of city hall, HUAC moved its witch hunt to Los Angeles where the anti-communists crusaders … Continue reading

Nuclear Disarmament and Cuban Crisis

Moving Away from the Brink of Nuclear War   As the world witnessed rising levels of nuclear fallout from the testing of atom bombs during the Cold War era, public demonstrations for nuclear disarmament grew during the late 1950’s. It … Continue reading

The Photographic Adventures of Harvey Richards

The timeline presents the photographic adventures of Harvey Richards which begins in 1957 when  the House Un-American Activities Committee sent Harvey a subpoena.  Not wanting to be dragged through the mud by this witch hunting bunch, Harvey grabbed his newly acquired … Continue reading

1960’s Anti-War Protests Photo Galleries

San Francisco 1960’s Anti-War Protests New photo galleries of the 1960s San Francisco Bay Area anti-war protest movement from 1959 to 1972 are now online on Harvey Richards  Media Archive.  The anti-Vietnam War peace movement grew from small beginnings to an in-your-face … Continue reading

No Greater Cause

1968, 19 min., black/white, DVD GI’s March in Vietnam War Protest No Greater Cause chronicles the height of the anti-Vietnam war movement in the San Francisco Bay Area. Featuring the massive confrontations between police and anti-draft protestors in l967; the giant … Continue reading

Join the Iraq Vets and Afghan people against the war in Afghanistan

This link contains a video that was made about the May, 2012 march against war during the NATO meeting in Chicago.  The march was co sponsored by Iraq Veterans against War and Afghans For Peace .  It includes statements by veterans … Continue reading

Expanding Democracy is Now

Our schools teach a mythical past.  Then we grow up and see the world in operation and say our democracy is being undercut.  If the people’s history were taught it would be apparent that the challenge today is to expand … Continue reading

Films by Harvey Richards via Alexander Street Press

If you are associated with a University that subscribes to the digital archives of Alexander Street Press, you can find and watch all of Harvey Richards’ films through your library.  Alexander Street Press is available at 1400 universities and colleges … Continue reading