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Five Months Before Being Killed in Iraq a U.S. Marine Speaks Out for Peace

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We play an excerpt from an interview he gave the day before he was deployed. At the time he asked not to be identified and his voice was electronically altered.

Weeks ago, a Marine was killed in Iraq.

The day before he was deployed, Pacifica’s Peace Watch correspondent Ingrid Drake interviewed him.

The interview was broadcast on Pacifica’s Peace Watch. We will play an excerpt from that interview today. In it, the Marine voiced his opposition to the war and active support for the peace movement.

At the time he asked not to be identified and his voice was electronically altered.

His parents have asked that he continue to remain anonymous.

  • Excerpt of interview of U.S. Marine and peace activist by Peace Watch correspondent Ingrid Drake.
  • Jen Carr, coordinator for the Washington Peace Center. She was also a good friend of the peace activist and marine who was recently killed in Iraq.

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