Hemispheric Conference to End the War in Vietnam.

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The Hemispheric Conference to End the War in Vietnam was convened in Montreal Canada in November 1969 - around Thanksgiving.

It was an extension of the Tri-Continental Conference of African, Asian, and Latin American Peoples - held in Cuba in 1966.

Attendees initially met at St. James United Church on St. Catherine Street.

Sponsors

The 138 sponsors of the event included many affiliates of the Communist Party USA;

Plus foreign Marxists such as;

Conference organizers

Conference organizers included;

US delegation

The head of the U.S. Delegation staff, and the International Coordinator of the Hemispheric Conference, was Michael Myerson, Director of the communist controlled TriContinental Information Center, and former International Secretary of the W.E.B. DuBois Clubs of America.

Co-Chairmen of the U.S. Delegation were Dagmar Wilson, founder of Women Strike for Peace, and Ossie Davis, whose wife (actress Ruby Dee) was also a Conference sponsor.

Vietnamese delegation

The Vietnamese delegation consisted of;

Transport from US

The following US based individuals were named to take charge of local transportation to Montreal:

Speakers

Speakers included;

Attendees

Known attendees at the Conference included;

References