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2006 Apr. 11

Boody, Peter

Peter Boody oral history with Tom Weiner

United States - Topics addressed by Boody: attending George Williams College in Chicago; meeting his future wife and admitting to her that he had not registered for the draft; deciding to register before getting married; by 1965 understanding that it was only a matter of time before he'd get drafted; not taking his job very seriously during this time; getting fired in 1966 and then drafted by the Army... more

Tom Weiner Oral History Collection

2004 Aug. 24

Goss, Gary

Gary Goss oral history with Tom Weiner

United States - Topics Goss addresses: his involvement in the anti-war movement while attending Rutgers in the mid-1960s; his background as a native of Newark, New Jersey ; the changing demographics of Newark which included large minority and poor populations--populations that had a difficult time getting out of the draft; his efforts to get out of the draft including a brief enrollment in law school and two ... more

Tom Weiner Oral History Collection

2004

Hoogstraten, John

John Hoogstraten oral history with Tom Weiner

United States - Topics Hoogstraten addresses: opposition to the war during high school; increased anti-war activity during last year in school; his experience the day of the lottery and his number, 56; the period of waiting before he was called up for active service; efforts to find a legitimate medical reason to be dismissed; day he received induction letter and advice from draft counselor to make a scene at inducti... more

Tom Weiner Oral History Collection

2004

Lembcke, Jerry

Jerry Lembcke oral history with Tom Weiner

United States - Topics addressed by Lembcke: getting a deferment while in college and then an extra two years of occupational deferment as a teacher; considering when he first became aware of the war in Vietnam; attending a student leadership conference his last year of college and hearing someone from Students for a Democratic Society speak; reflecting that his father died the same day Bobby Kennedy ... more

Tom Weiner Oral History Collection