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bills to cut off funding for the war, all by the large margins: (June 27 229-177 (August 10 and 208-160 (September 14). Being outgunned and outmanned, NLF fighters typically faded into the environment when large arvn units appeared. . Out in left field was the Weathermen Underground, one of the radical splinters from the SDS breakup, whose bombing spree beginning in 1970 was disavowed by antiwar groups. One of the largest, Operation Cedar Falls, involving 30,000.S. Critics of the war rightly raised the possibility that Vietnam could become another Yugoslavia, a communist-led country with which the.S. The Viet-Nam Reader: Articles and Documents in American Foreign Policy and the Viet-Nam Crisi s (New York: Random House, 1965, 1967. Some 100,000 people marched in New York City on May 20 amid signs that read We Love Our Police, Flag and Country and Lindsay for Mayor of Hanoi. . 304 Ann Sims protests a napalm plant in Redwood City, CA, 1966 (photo by Erik Weber, Ramparts) The strength of the movement lay in its grassroots authenticity, creativity, and overall tenacity. .
The Johnson and Nixon administrations, for their part, welcomed unruly behavior as it undermined the movements public image and allowed them to claim the moral high ground standing up for law, order, and decency even as they unleashed wholesale violence in Vietnam. AMPs stated mission was to educate women to take an active role in eliminating war as a means of solving disputes between nations, people and ideologies. . Of four independent states in Southeast Asia, the Philippines and Thailand joined seato, while Burma and Indonesia did not. . 39 Such realistic assessments did not convince.S. 349 Small, Antiwarriors,. The outcome was the Weinberger Doctrine, named for.S. Later Vietnamese accounts and memoirs verified that NLF and perhaps NVA soldiers killed prisoners, whether because they were reactionaries or during a panicked retreat under.S. Troop levels increased, arvn military activities declined. .