Friday, 7 March 2014

Anti-Vietnam War Protest In London

We Americans have no commission from God to police the world.
 Benjamin Harrison

It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder."
 Albert Einstein

"Be the change you want to see in the world."
 - M. G

There's no excuse for the young people not knowing who the heroes and heroines are or were
  Nina Simone

and beautiful & peaceful performance 
A Time for Change

John Lennon Poster

Our active involvement in the Vietnam War spanned across two decades. During that time, our country changed. Most Americans now had a television in their homes and were able to witness scenes from Vietnam right in their living rooms. Each night Americans heard the death toll and saw scenes from battles in a land most of us did not even know existed.

Americans began to question our involvement. Did we really belong there? Should our soldiers be sent to some jungle?

This sentiment was expressed through one culture medium: music. We began to hear songs that questioned our country’s decision to remain in Vietnam. We heard songs that expressed sadness, regret, anger, and even sarcasm. The anti-war sentiment was heard in all genre’s of music that included Folk Music, Rock Music, and Soft-rock Music.
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