Veteran's Voice Radio Show

Veteran's Voice Radio Show with Northwest Veterans for Peace deals with matters of war and peace. Also deals with veterans health issues and the after effects of war.

Episode Archive

Veteran's Voice Radio Show on 09/19/14

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Fri, 09/19/2014 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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With Northwest Veterans for Peace

America at War

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Fri, 08/15/2014 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Angie, Bill, Marvin dicuss many subjects from the atomic bombing of Japan and the Gulf of Tonkin.

Gulf Veteran injured by Oakland cops

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Fri, 07/18/2014 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Interview with Scott Oleson ,Gulf War Veteran, injured by Oakland police during rally

Fighting For Peace

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Fri, 06/20/2014 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement

Join Bill, Angie and Marvin as they interview Lisa Leitz. Lisa is the author of "Fighting For Peace: Veterans and Military Families in the Anti-Iraq War Movement." She talks about the rift the war caused in families and inside the movement. How the military treated the wives and husbands of service members. Lisa is the wife of a soldier and talked with both sides about the war and it's affects on the people who fought and the family members who opposed and support the war.

Veterans Medical Needs

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Fri, 05/16/2014 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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C-123 Agent Orange Pilots Association and Returning Veterans Project

Join Bill, Angie and Marvin when they will interview Wes Carter of the C-123 Agent Orange Pilots Association who are in a suit against the Veterans Administration for medical care for Agent Orange problems. Also we will interview Belle of Returning Veterans Project on their programs to help Veterans

PTSD and Viet Nam Veterans Identity

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Fri, 04/18/2014 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Jerry Lembcke tells how PTSD has shaped Viet Nam Veterans identity

Join Bill and Marvin as they interview Jerry Lembcke. Jerry is a Viet Nam Veteran, professor and author. His books are "The Spitting Image: Myth, Memory and the Legacy of Viet Nam", "CNN's Tailwind: Inside Viet Nam's Last Great Myth" and "Hanoi Jane: War,Sex and Fantasies of Betrayal"  His latest book is "PTSD: Diagnosis and Identity in Post-empire America." He will tell us how PTSD has shaped the image of Viet Nam Veterans in the eyes of the world.

Hardhats, Hippies, and Hawks

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Fri, 03/21/2014 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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How the Viet Nam War is Remembered

Join Bill and Marvin when they interview Penny Lewis. Ms Lewis is the author of "Hardhats, Hippies, and Hawks: the Viet Nam antiwar movement as myth and memory." She talks about how memory of that time has changed and how history is being rewritten by some historians. She also talks about the difference between the middle class and working class and what group of Americans were the first to protest our involment in Viet Nam.

Viet Nam Adventure

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Fri, 02/21/2014 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Interview with author Don Blackburn

Join Bill, Arlene and Marvin when they interview Viet Nam veteran and author Don Blackburn. Don is an Oregon native and the author of two book about his time in Viet Nam as a soilder and  then as a peace maker. His books "All They Gave" and "Into the Heart" are filled with poems and stories about Viet Nam then and now.

Gulf War Veterans

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Fri, 01/17/2014 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Interview with 2 Gulf War veterans

Join Arlene, Bill and Marvin when they will interview Gulf War veterans Ian LaValle and Angie Hines.

Day of Deceit

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Fri, 12/20/2013 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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The government had knowlege that Pearl Harbor would be attack.

"Day of Deceit, The Truth about FDR and Pearl Harbor". Robert B. Stinnett wrote this book to show how the government knew the attack on Pearl Harbor would happen.

Audio

Veteran's Voice Radio Show

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Fri, 08/16/2013

Discussion of veteran's issues with guests Arlene, Bridgette Smith and Ed Van Dyke

  • Length: 51:34 minutes (47.21 MB)
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War Is Not Innate

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Fri, 07/20/2012

Bill and Marvin interview John Horgan author of the book "The End of War." Humans are not born with a war gene. Horgan argues that war is socially and politically conditioned and can be unlearned and avoided.

  • Length: 52:35 minutes (24.07 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 64Kbps (CBR)

"The Bunker Project"

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Fri, 06/15/2012

Join Bill and me (Marvin Simmons) when we will interview Bud Brown and Robert Helmick of "The Bunker Project". Bud is a Viet Nam veteran and professor at Western Oregon University. Robert Helmick is a Gulf War veteran. They will explan what "The Bunker Project" is all about. Bud Brown also works with veterans involved with the justice system.

  • Length: 53:00 minutes (48.52 MB)
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Children of Vietnam Veterans Health Alliance tell their stories

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Fri, 04/20/2012

Hosts Marvin Simmons and Bill Bires speak with members of the Children of Vietnam Veterans Health Alliance. The group is working to create a community of people who desire to find justice, answers and support for the generational victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin. It was founded by children of Vietnam Veterans to serve as a voice for the children of Vietnam Veterans including second and third generation victims of Agent Orange and Dioxin Exposures worldwide. The members of the group believe in empowering each other to hold the companies and governments responsible for causing devastation and suffering to our generations.

  • Length: 54:30 minutes (49.9 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

The Bonus Soldiers March and the Kellogg–Briand Pact

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Fri, 03/16/2012

Today Veteran's Voice presents an archival program on the Bonus Soldiers March, which started here in Portland. The Bonus Army was an assemblage of some 43,000 marchers—17,000 World War I veterans, their families, and affiliated groups—who gathered in Washington, D.C., in the spring and summer of 1932 to demand immediate cash-payment redemption of their service certificates. They also discuss the Kellogg–Briand Pact (also called the General Treaty for the Renunciation of War or the World Peace Act) which was an agreement signed on August 27, 1928, by the United States, France, the United Kingdom, Italy. The Kellogg–Briand Pact is named after its authors: Frank B. Kellogg and French foreign minister Aristide Briand.

  • Length: 54:52 minutes (25.12 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 64Kbps (CBR)

David Swanson, about his new book The Military Industrial Complex at 50

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Fri, 02/17/2012
 

Hosts Marvin Simmons and Bill Bires of Northwest Vets for Peace speak with writer, reporter and speaker David Swanson, about his new book

The Military Industrial Complex at 50

. He is also the author of

Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union

,

War Is A Lie

, and

When the World Outlawed War

.

  • Length: 33:25 minutes (5.74 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Mono 22kHz 24Kbps (CBR)

Mark Thompson on his recent article, "The Other 1 Percent"

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Fri, 01/20/2012

Hosts Northwest Vets for Peace interview Time Magazine investigative reporter Mark Thompson about his recent article, "The Other 1 Percent," on the increasing disconnect and distance between the military and the rest of the U.S. population.

Thompson has reported extensively from Afghanistan and Iraq, reporting on the progress of the conflicts there and the unexpected lack of armor for the U.S. military, and has written four major pieces on the true costs of the Iraq war -- an early look at the war's wounded, a study of the U.S. troops killed in a single week, the lonely vigil of an Ohio family whose son was the first American soldier in this war to be listed as missing in action, whose remains were ultimately recovered in March, 2008, and the death of a GI at the hands of Army medicine a year after he was slightly wounded in Iraq.

  • Length: 50:55 minutes (46.61 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Mono 48kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Revisiting Vietnam; Survival Guilt and Diagnosing PTSD and the Reintegration of Veterans

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Fri, 12/16/2011

Marvin Simmons and Bill Bires of Northwest Vets for Peace discuss Marvin's recent three-month visit to Vietnam. They'll also talk about the "Survival Guilt" used to diagnose PTSD. And, if there is time, they will look at veterans reintegrating back into society.

  • Length: 53:11 minutes (48.69 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Women on War Part 2

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Fri, 11/18/2011

Today's show features Part 2 of "Woman on War," a panel discussion from the Veterans' Voice archive. This program was initially broadcast in the early 90's. Carolyn Mills interviews women who have been affected by war.

  • Length: 53:06 minutes (48.61 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Veteran's Voice 10/21/2011

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Fri, 10/28/2011

An interview with Don Blackburn, Viet Nam veteran-peace activist-poet,who will talk about "All You Have Given: Meditations on War, Peace & Reconciliation" his book of poems. He will also read from his book.

Don Blackburn was born near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1947 and raised in Southern California. Boyhood interests included sports, surfing, music and reading. He graduated from Hawthorne High School in Hawthorne, California in 1965. He served in the U.S. Army 1966-68, in Viet Nam 1967-68, attached to the 116th transportation company for most of the time, in and around Cam Ranh Bay; he was also at Long Binh and Bear Cat for a short time. He graduated from Humboldt State University in 1973 with a B.A. in English and went on to earn an M.A. at Humboldt in English/Teaching of Writing. Don taught at high school and university level for 27 years. He is a published poet and short story writer. Don maintains a home on forest land in Bandon, Oregon, and lives part of each year in Viet Nam where he volunteers with several humanitarian projects. He is a practicing Buddhist and a member of Veterans For Peace. Don Blackburn also belongs to a veterans group that does presentations in schools, works with veterans' issues, etc.

  • Length: 38:17 minutes (35.05 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

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