Today in Peace and Justice history on June 11, 1962

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Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) held its founding convention in Michigan and issued The Port Huron Statement, laying out its principles andprogram...continued

Also on June 11 1963 Thich Quang Duc, a Buddhist monk burned himself to death (self-immolation) in front of the U.S. embassy in downtown Saigon (now known as Ho Chi Minh City) to protest the the South Vietnamese regime the U.S. supported, and the war the Americans were waging.

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