The Vietnam Day Committee organizes it's first Vietnam anti-war march on the Oakland City Line in the fall of 1965, after being denied a permit. This was a large demonstration that would be part of the anti-war movement.
One, two, three, four. We don't want your fucking war
After his poor treatment in the V.A. Hospital, Ron Kovic decides to attend an anti-war demonstration in Washington with his old friend Skip. This ultimately changes his view on America and the war.
Ron Kovic from "Born on the Fourth of July" and Tim O'Brien from "The Things They Carried" are Vietnam veterans alike and have found just met eachother and have a discussion.
Ron Kovic and the VVAW demonstrate on Wilshire Boulevard next to Nixon's campaign headquarters. They shout and block the traffic, until the police arrive.
Kovic is put under arrest during the demonstration and thrown in jail after being beat up. The men who arrested him call him a communist and a traitor.
Later in 1972, Ron Kovic shouts down President Nixon and disrupted his acceptance speech. It was the biggest moment of his and his two fellow veterans. What more was there left to do but go home?