Interview with US peace activist Cindy Sheehan


In this videofrom the USA

Cindy Sheehan, peace activist, shares her views on stopping the Iraqi War and impeaching President George W. Bush and V.P. Dick Cheney, at the “March on the Pentagon” rally. It was held on March 17, 2007.

By David Walsh:

An interview with antiwar activist Cindy Sheehan

5 September 2007

Cindy Sheehan suffered a devastating blow when she lost her 24-year-old son Casey in the Iraq war in April 2004. A little over a year after this tragedy, in August 2005, Sheehan came to prominence when she set up an antiwar camp outside George W. Bush’s ranch in Crawford, Texas. The month-long protest focused the attention of large numbers of people, in the US and around the world, on the human cost of the neocolonial invasion and occupation of Iraq.

Sheehan’s protest both helped shift US public opinion and obliged the media to acknowledge what they had taken great efforts to conceal: the existence of widespread opposition to the Iraq war within the American population. …

David Walsh spoke to Cindy Sheehan on August 31.

Cindy Sheehan about neoconservative William Kristol: here.

2 thoughts on “Interview with US peace activist Cindy Sheehan

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