Interview with John Braxton, September 13, 2022

Project: West Chester University: Vietnam Era Oral History Project

Interview Summary

John Braxton was raised as a Quaker in Philadelphia. He went to Swarthmore university where he soon became a peace activist. John was a part of the crew of the Phoenix. He sailed from Japan to North Vietnam to deliver medical supplies as an act of civil disobedience. He later was sent to jail for refusing to participate in the draft. There he organized prisoners and was part of a "riot".

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2022oh1590_wcv0052

Interviewee Name

John Braxton

Interviewer Name

Thomas John Wood

Interview Date

2022-09-13

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Braxton, John Interview by Thomas John Wood. 13 Sep. 2022. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Braxton, J. (2022, September 13). Interview by T. J. Wood. West Chester University: Vietnam Era Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Braxton, John, interview by Thomas John Wood. September 13, 2022, West Chester University: Vietnam Era Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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