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Felon for peace : the memoir of a Vietnam-era draft resister

Author: Jerry Elmer
Publisher: Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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On the 30th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War, a frank memoir of two decades of nonviolent protest.
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Elmer, Jerry, 1951-
Felon for peace.
Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, 2005
(DLC) 2005005031
(OCoLC)57730828
Named Person: Jerry Elmer; Jerry Elmer; Jerry Elmer
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jerry Elmer
ISBN: 9780826591982 0826591981 1282452010 9781282452015
OCLC Number: 558991499
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 267 pages) : illustrations
Contents: School --
Students for peace in Vietnam --
Nonregistration --
Draft-file destruction : six draft boards in Boston --
More draft-file destruction : the Rhode Island political offensive for freedom --
Still more draft-file destruction (and a plot to kidnap Henry Kissinger?) --
The American Friends Service Committee : famine in Cambodia --
Travels in Southeast Asia --
Mass civil disobedience --
After the war : human rights in Vietnam --
After the war : was the peace movement effective? --
"There is no way to peace; peace is the way" --
Neither fish nor fowl.
Responsibility: Jerry Elmer.
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At the height of the Vietnam War, Jerry Elmer committed his first felony by refusing to register for the draft. Over the next 20 years, using nonviolent tactics, Jerry worked for peace, justice, and  Read more...

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