Fred Branfman< and strong>

Fred Branfman (1942-2014) was an American anti-war activist and author of a number of books about the Vietnam War. He brought the secret U.S. bombing of Laos to world attention in 1969. He has published a dozen articles on present U.S. secret war-making in the Muslim world. And his book, Voices from the Plain of Jars, is the only book on the Indochina War written from the perspective of the peasants who suffered. Fred passed away in 2014 at the age of 72