Marvin Gettleman

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Template:TOCnestleft Marvin "Marv" E. Gettleman was a professor at the Polytechnic Institute of New York. "He traces the historical roots of the Vietnamese resistance movements, and the successful national liberation struggle".[1]

Herbert Aptheker Testimonial Dinner

On April 28, 1966 Marvin Gettleman was a sponsor of the Herbert Aptheker Testimonial Dinner. The dinner was held on the occasion of Herbert Aptheker's 50th birthday, the publication of his 20th book, and the 2nd anniversary of the American Institute for Marxist Studies. It was held in the Sutton Ballroom, The New York Hilton, Avenue of the Americas, 53rd to 54th Street, New York City. Most speakers, organizers and sponsors were known members or supporters of the Communist Party USA.[2]

GI Civil Liberties Defense Committee

Circa 1969, Marvin Gettleman, Professor, Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn , was listed as a sponsor of the Socialist Workers Party led GI Civil Liberties Defense Committee .[3]

New American Movement Speakers Bureau

In the 1980s Marvin Gettleman was a speaker on the Socialism Around the World section of the NAM Speakers Bureau on the subject of Why Revolutionaries Won.[4]

Left Forum Advisory Board

In 2009 the Left Forum Advisory Board included Gilbert Achcar, Tariq Ali, Ashanti Alston, Anthony Arnove, Robin Blackburn, Barbara Bowen, Jack Bratich, Rose Brewer, Renate Bridenthal, Michael Brie, Stephen Brier, Stephen Eric Bronner, Paul Buhle, Joseph Buttigieg, Luciana Castellina, Angela Dillard, Stephen Duncombe, Hester Eisenstein, Barbara Epstein, Deepa Fernandes, Hector Figueroa, Harriet Fraad, Josh Freeman, Barbara Garson, Heather Gautney, Marvin Gettleman, Arun Gupta, Jack Hammond, David Harvey, Gerald Horne, Boris Kagarlitsky, Robin D. G. Kelley, Christine A. Kelly, Peter Kwong, Joanne Landy, Jesse Lemisch, Michael Lowy, Nivedita Majumdar, Manning Marable, Randy Martin, Liz Mestres, Susan O'Malley, Cathy Mulder, Leo Panitch, Christian Parenti, Thomas Ponniah, Barbara Ransby, Michael Ratner, Jan Rehmann, Gerardo Renique, Rainer Rilling, Colin Robinson, Nan Rubin, Roger Salerno, Stephen R. Shalom, Neil Smith, Richard Smith, Meredith Tax, Eleni Varikas, Victor Wallis, Joseph Wilson.[5]

Democratic Socialists of America

In 1984, Marvin Gettleman was a member of Democratic Socialists of America.[6]

Socialist Scholars Conference 1990

The Socialist Scholars Conference 1990, held September 6-8, at the Hotel Commodore, New York, included panels such as:[7]

After Panama: U.S. Imperialism in the Caribbean and Central America

Socialist Scholars Conference

Marvin Gettleman, Science & Society; Sheila Ryan; Nubar Hovsepian, New School for Social Research; Irene Gendzier and Ervand Abrahamian were speakers on the The Middle East in the New World Order panel sponsored by Science & Society at the Tenth Annual Socialist Scholars Conference. The conference was held April 24-26, 1992 at the Borough of Manhattan Community College, New York City.[8]


  • Vietnam: History, Documents and Opinions
  • Conflict in Indochina



  1. New American Movement Speakers Bureau booklet, 1980s
  2. Dinner Program for the Herbert Aptheke Dinner, April 28, 1966
  3. Undated, GI Civil Liberties Defense Committee letterhead circa 1969
  4. New American Movement Speakers Bureau booklet, 1980s
  5. [1]
  6. Democratic Left, May/June 1984, page 14
  7. Second Annual Socialist Scholars Conference program.
  8. SSE Tenth Annual Conference Program, 1992