Image union, episode 1033

Part of the Global Perspectives on War and Peace Collection. A documentary shot at the Veterans’ Day Parade in Chicago on June 19, 1986. Videomaker Denis Mueller interviews Vietnam vets who have been scarred by their experiences in the war and are now ardent anti-war activists, and are opposed to many policies of Ronald Reagan’s administration. A highlight comes when Barry Romo, one of the founders of Vietnam Veterans Against the War, speaks to high schoolers about the gruesome realities of fighting in a war. Continue reading