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Stop LBJ's War. Get Out of Vietnam
Berkeley: Campus Progressive Party, . Single sheet, printed on both sides in red ink. 8-1/2 by 14 inches. An anti-Vietnam war flyer illustrated with an image that may be from a photograph of one soldier bayonetting another. At the end of the text, a "post-teach-in party" is announced. The teach-in, on May 22, 1965, was the initial event sponsored by the Vietnam Day Committee founded by Jerry Rubin, Abbie Hoffman and others. The teach-in brought tens of thousands of protesters to Berkeley and marked a major escalation of anti-war protests. ISBN: 281AIB1021044.
Old folds, some minor tanning, else very good.Book ID: 93628More details Price: $93.75
What's Wrong with the War in Vietnam?
Washington, DC: Donna Allen, .  pages; six sheets stapled in the upper corner. Links Vietnam with civil rights struggle in the South; most pages pair a picture and brief text about conditions in the South with similar content about Viet Nam. ISBN: 281AIB1021035.
Very good to near fine.Book ID: 93637More details Price: $62.50
The Billy Dean Smith Case: Who Is Billy Dean Smith and Why Is the Army Trying to Kill Him???
(Los Angeles, CA): (Billy Dean Smith Defense Fund), 1972. Six panel brochure measuring 8-1/2 by 10 inches. Smith, a black private from Watts, California, initially resisted the draft, but eventually relented and then regretted his decision. He made an unhappy and ineffective soldier in Viet Nam and was being scheduled for a dishonorable discharge when he was accused of fragging -- assassinating officers with a grenade -- two sleeping lieutenants and injuring a third. He was also accused of attempted murder on two officers, includng his direct superior, who was supposed to be in the tent at the time of the attack. Luke McKissack, an Anglo attorney who was chief counsel for both the Black Panthers and the American…(more)
(Los Angeles, CA): (Billy Dean Smith Defense Fund), 1972. Six panel brochure measuring 8-1/2 by 10 inches. Smith, a black private from Watts, California, initially resisted the draft, but eventually relented and then regretted his decision. He made an unhappy and ineffective soldier in Viet Nam and was being scheduled for a dishonorable discharge when he was accused of fragging -- assassinating officers with a grenade -- two sleeping lieutenants and injuring a third. He was also accused of attempted murder on two officers, includng his direct superior, who was supposed to be in the tent at the time of the attack. Luke McKissack, an Anglo attorney who was chief counsel for both the Black Panthers and the American Indian Movement, defended Smith, winning his acquittal. This publication by Smith's defense committee (located coincidentally in McKissack's office), offers a survey of the case, urges donations, and includes a page-long supporting statement from Angela Davis. Two other Billy Dean Smith items are listed in OCLC at UC Davis, but not this one. See Fragging by George Lepre (Texas Tech University Press, 2011) for more on the case. ISBN: 281AIB1017616.(less)
Very good to near fine.Book ID: 78624More details Price: $50.00
Vietnam [cover title]
(Berkeley): (Vietnam Day Committee), 1966. 32 pages. A collection of articles and publications providing background on the Vietnam War. Apparently issued to support a teach-in in early February 1966 on the UC Berkeley campus. The event may not have happened or was relatively unsuccessful. ISBN: 281AIB1021040.
First edition (first printing). A near fine copy in wrappers (paperback).Book ID: 93632More details Price: $37.50
Freedom Draft Card
Stanford, CA: Freedom Draft Movement, . 3-1/2 by 2-1/2 inches. Printed both sides. An enrollment card for the Freedom Draft Movement, started by African American activist Levi Kingston in Los Angeles to encourage black men of draft age to resist military service and instead pursue the cause of Civil Rights. The card offers a statement against the war in Viet Nam while the signers state, "I am prepared to risk my life" to pursue a "truly democratic and progressive" society, "as many have already done in the South." The verso of the card notes that the Freedom Draft Movement is working with the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee. Uncommon. ISBN: 281AIB1016761.
A fine copy, not filled in.Book ID: 75478More details Price: $25.00
She Walked for All of Us, One Woman's 1971 Protest Against an Illegal War
Waitsfield, VT: Distinction Press, 2013. 250 pages. Day-by-day diary of author's walk from Newton, MA to Washington D. C. during the Vietnam War. ISBN: 9781937667122.
A print-on-demand copy, making determinations of first printings difficult, if not impossible (this copy printed in Breinigsville, PA in April 2013). Light bumps to corners, thus near fine in wrappers (paperback). Inscribed by the author to Rod McKuen, which says, in part, "enjoy the walk with me." Several quotes from McKuen's writings are printed in the book. Provenance: Acquired from the estate of the singer, songwriter, and poet Rod McKuen, who sold millions of books and albums in the 1960s and 1970s.Book ID: 146686More details Price: $20.00
Vietnam: A History (Revised Edition)
(New York): Viking, 1991. 768 pages. By the Pulitzer Prize-winning author. ISBN: 9780670842186.
Revised and updated edition. Spotting to text block, thus a very good copy in a dust jacket with a creased snag to the spine head.Book ID: 189103More details Price: $20.00
GI Press Service, Vol. III, no. 3
Washington, DC: Student Mobilization Committee to End the War, 1971. 12-page anti-war newspaper aimed at military personnel. ISBN: 281AIB1031602.
Folded, as issued, but generally very good.Book ID: 142676More details Price: $18.75
The Seventeenth Degree: How It Went / Vietnam / Hanoi / Medina / Sons of the Morning
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1974. 451 page. Collects the author's three earlier books on Vietnam with two new essays. ISBN: 9780151813551.
First edition (first printing). A near fine copy in a fine dust jacket.Book ID: 265892More details Price: $15.00
The Vietnam War: An Intimate History
Knopf, 2017. ISBN: 9780307700254.
Very GoodBook ID: 233422More details Price: $15.00
New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc, 1968. 134 pages. ISBN: 9780151384501.
First edition (first printing). A near fine copy in wrappers (paperback).Book ID: 190468More details Price: $12.00
Rice Paddy Grunt: Unfading Memories of the Vietnam Generation
Learning Innovations, 1986. ISBN: 9780895265890.
Very GoodBook ID: 251497
Waiting for an Army to Die: The Tragedy of Agent Orange
Seven Stories Press, 2011. ISBN: 9781609801366.
Very GoodBook ID: 245644
Sailors to the End : The Deadly Fire on the Uss Forrestal and the Heroes Who Fought It
N/A, 2002. ISBN: 9780066212678.
Very GoodBook ID: 233977
Blackhorse Riders: A Desperate Last Stand, an Extraordinary Rescue Mission, and the Vietnam Battle America Forgot
St. Martin's Press, 2012. ISBN: 9780312681920.
Very GoodBook ID: 144353
American Reckoning: The Vietnam War and Our National Identity
Viking Adult, 2015. ISBN: 9780670025398.
Very GoodBook ID: 211243
A Better War: The Unexamined Victories and Final Tragedy of America's Last Years in Vietnam
Harvest, 2007. ISBN: 9780156013093.
Very GoodBook ID: 261248
The American Combat Aircraft and Helicopters of the Vietnam War
Gramercy, 1987. ISBN: 9780517617755.
Very GoodBook ID: 133783More details Price: $8.48
Glory Denied: The Vietnam Saga of Jim Thompson, America's Longest-Held Prisoner of War
W. W. Norton & Company, 2012. ISBN: 9780393342819.
Very GoodBook ID: 129798More details Price: $8.48
Secrets: A Memoir of Vietnam and the Pentagon Papers
(New York): Viking, 2002. 498 pages. By the American whistleblower behind the most famous leak of classified government documents to the press. Illustrated with an 8-page section of black-and-white photo reproductions. ISBN: 9780670030309.
Very GoodBook ID: 243025More details Price: $8.00