Anti-War Movement

Gabrielle Hammonds

Facts

-MLK was a leader not only in the civil rights movement, but also in the Anti-War Movement.

-Almost half of the protesters in the movement were war veterans.

-Many of the Beatles' songs in this time period were anti-war.

-On October 21, 1967, anti-war activists led a march to the Pentagon.

-President Lyndon B. Johnson authorized the CIA to investigate and arrest anti-war activists.

Explanation

I chose to do a flyer on this topic because I believe that war is necessary for us to remain a free country, but I wanted to understand the reason behind why so many people in the past and present chose to join the anti-war movement.