By James L. Dickerson
While we may perhaps by no means recognize the precise variety of american citizens who selected Canada over Vietnam, an predicted half-million women and men went north because of their competition to the warfare. regardless of President Ford's amnesty and President Carter's pardon, a few of these exiles by no means back. This publication, which focuses upon those that remained in Canada, deals a resister's eye view of the main annoying battle in American historical past. Dickerson blends resister interviews with an account of the historic occasions that served as watersheds for those younger Americans.
Dickerson solutions the query: no matter what occurred to the boys and ladies who went to Canada? With contextual information about the guidelines of either the U.S. and Canadian governments in the direction of the struggle and its resisters, Dickerson bargains facts iteration of America's top and brightest used to be misplaced to Canada. His inclusion of woman resisters contributes a brand new point of view to the talk that keeps to rage greater than 25 years after the withdrawal of the final American troops in Vietnam.
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