Norman Morrison Commemoration on the 50th Anniversary of His Sacrifice On Behalf of the Vietnamese

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November 2​, 2015Morrison-Stamp

Fifty years ago today, November 2, 2015, at about 5:20 p.m., a 31-year-old Quaker named Norman Morrison immolated himself 40 feet from the window of US Secretary of War Robert McNamara’s office at the Pentagon. I was a law student in Washington, DC at the time.

Most US Americans know little of our nation’s history and seldom reflect on the moral issues relating to its genocidal origins and imperial nature. And, it seems, they avoid at all costs reflection on anything that may produce “negative” feelings (i.e., the truth). Tiếp tục đọc “Norman Morrison Commemoration on the 50th Anniversary of His Sacrifice On Behalf of the Vietnamese”