The Pentagon commemoration omits contributions of the peace movement "on the home front" that helped bring an end to the war.
The IWPA announced earlier this month that People's World writers are among the recipients of top awards.
"History shapes and molds our perceptions of our past, present and future; it informs and builds a narrative: it provides lessons applicable to today's reality."
On this date in 1965, Washington, D.C. saw the first major demonstration against the Vietnam War.
The death toll is estimated at perhaps as many as 750,000, out of a total U.S. population of only 30 million at the time.
A march on the 50th anniversary of the first national protest against the Vietnam War will be held over Apr. 29- May 2 in Washington D.C.
Fifty years ago, on this day in 1965, District 1199 Health Care Workers became the first labor union in the United States to formally oppose the Vietnam War.
Almost 60 friends of the People's World gathered here at the Los Angeles Workers Center to celebrate the People's World and its California contributors.
Just two weeks before election day, Anthony's Ocean View Restaurant was packed for the third annual New Haven Board of Alders Black and Hispanic Caucus Gala.
Ai-jen Poo is a labor organizer whose compelling vision is transforming the landscape of working conditions and labor standards for domestic or private-household workers.