Today in Peace and Justice history on July 6, 1965

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As many as 500 students in Berkeley, California, attempted to block trains carrying troops destined for Vietnam along the Santa Fe Railroad tracks; there were no casualties. Organized by the Vietnam Day Committee, this was the first civil disobedience at UC-Berkeley against the Vietnam War. Access the entire year of peace and social justice history > http://www.peacebuttons.info/E-News/peacehistoryindex.htm

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