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Itsthetruth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-04-05 09:27 PM
Response to Reply #17
20. Not Correct.
None of us who protested Vietnam EVER supported the North Vietnamese or Viet Cong...NEVER!"

That assertion is not correct.

The anti-war organizations and anti-war activists never called the the liberation fighters "Viet Cong". We never called them "Viet Cong" .... NEVER! That's what the right-wing warhawks called them. From President Johnson to President Nixon. We called them the NLF (National Liberation Front) or Vietnamese independence fighters.

And most people who were involved in the anti-Vietnam war movement in fact supported what we viewed as a national liberation and independence movement in Vietnam. Your statement is simply inaccurate.

We also demanded the total and immediate withdrawl of our troops from Vietnam. The central demand of major anti-war organizations was "Bring Our Troops Home Now!"
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