By Hugh Cullimore
Vietnam Moratorium posters
To mark the 50th anniversary of the first and biggest Vietnam Moratorium protest march, we present the following selection of Vietnam protest posters from the Memorial’s collection.
Posters are simple, yet powerful – capturing the attention of a large audience through little more than a fleeting glance – and have been a key part of mass protests for over a century. In 1917 Hungarian activist Lajos Kassák characterised the creator of the poster as “a moral individual, full of faith and desire for unity! And his pictures are weapons of war!”