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Vietnam: anatomy of a peace protest

Robert Nowell looks at the motivation of an incident in 1967

The Catonsville Nine: A story of faith and resistance in the Vietnam era
Shawn Francis Peters
Oxford University Press £22.50
(978-0-19-982785-5)
Church Times Bookshop £20.25
(Use code CT719) 

Nine anti-war protesters, all of whom happened to be Roman Catholic, raided the draft-board offices in Catonsville, a suburb of Baltimore, on 17 May 1968. They seized files that detailed young men's liab-ility for ...

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