May 14, 2018
On May 17, 1968, nine Catholic peace activists burned draft files in an act of protest against the Vietnam War. This excerpt from America’s report of the trial (10/26/68) relates a “most unusual colloquy” between the defendants and the judge.
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“In making these paintings,“ wrote Wood, “I had in mind something which I hope to convey to a fairly wide audience in America—the picture of a country rich in the arts of peace; a homely, lovable nation, infinitely worthy of any sacrifice necessary to its preservation.”
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