7 results found for: subject:"Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Draft resisters"

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2004 Aug. 23

Marotta, Frank

Frank Marotta oral history with Tom Weiner

United States - Topics addressed by Marotta: going to work for General Electric right after high school; the strong anti anti-war sentiment at GE, a company that profited from the war in Vietnam; his social circle that involved high school friends, music and marijuana; his growing disillusionment with GE; decisions to seek vocation counseling at Boston University; his result indicating a strong aptitu... more

Tom Weiner Oral History Collection

2006 July 7

Brown, Robert L.

Robert L. Brown oral history with Tom Weiner

United States - Topics addressed by Brown: graduating from high school and going right to work; receiving encouragement to consider college; enrolling at Central Connecticut State University; getting involved in national politics while a student, especially the racial injustice and discrimination he and other African American students experienced or witnessed; during this same time getting married and starting a fami... more

Tom Weiner Oral History Collection

2006 July 5

Sussman, Guy

Guy Sussman oral history with Tom Weiner

United States - Topics addressed by Sussman: growing up as an average student; enrolling at Rutgers in the fall of 1963; not being aware of what was happening in Vietnam; becoming exposed to anti-war activity on campus; sympathizing with the anti-war movement, but not being active in it; experimenting with drugs; becoming more aware of the draft after graduation; looking for alternatives to the drat i... more

Tom Weiner Oral History Collection

2006 Aug. 1

Wallace, Roger L.

Roger L. Wallace oral history with Tom Weiner

United States - Topics addressed by Wallace: growing up in Springfield, Massachusetts; attending Clark University and becoming involved in the activism on campus; his early impressions of the military his initial reaction to his low lottery number and his resolve to serve if called; watching the war in Vietnam escalate and how it changed his opinion of serving in the military; demonstrating against the war by dis... more

Tom Weiner Oral History Collection

2004 Sept. 4

Higgins, George

George Higgins oral history with Tom Weiner

United States - Topics Higgins addresses during the interview: his job as a psychological counselor at Trinity College; the rise of student activism on campus in the 1960s; his "numb" opposition to the Vietnam War; the anti-war movement on campus; his role in supporting students who did not want to be drafted, but refusing to provide false diagnoses.

Tom Weiner Oral History Collection

2004

Jessop, Peter

Peter Jessop oral history with Tom Weiner

United States - Topics addressed by Jessop: growing up in Guilford, Connecticut; his awareness of the war in Vietnam during high school; working at a United Church of Christ conference center summer before college; meeting a man there who refused induction and ended up serving three years in prison; determining that he would not serve if called; attending Trinity College; deciding to leave Trinity during ... more

Tom Weiner Oral History Collection

2007 Jan. 19 – 2007 Jan. 20

Holtzman, Jay H.

Jay H. Holtzman oral history with Tom Weiner

United States - Topics addressed by Holtzman: growing up in Philadelphia in a Jewish family with a strong emphasis on education; attending LaSalle University and going to medical school; joining the Berry Plan while in medical school to avoid being drafted, but not realizing that he was enlisting even though service would be deferred until after residency; becoming more active in the anti-war movemen... more

Tom Weiner Oral History Collection