Democracy Convention

Democracy is coming... to the U.S.A.

Steve
McKeown

Vets for Peace

Topics

Building a Democracy Movement

Radio Operator with the 4th Infantry Division in Vietnam.  Founding member of the Mpls St Paul Veterans For Peace chapter shown here painting the chapter’s soon to be mobile Peace Center.  Over the years Steve has worked with the Nuclear Freeze and the Resistance to Honeywell Weapons Production. He has been active for many years organizing against U.S. intervention in Central America, especially in regard to the School of the Americas. He has organized to stop JROTC and the militarization of society in general; most recently with promoting the Kellogg-Briand Pact which outlaws war, and spreading the message of the ringing of bells on Armistice Day instead of the 21-gun volley. Currently he is working with the local End War Committee for the nuclear weapons ban. Steve has been the assignment coordinator for his VFP chapter’s newsletter for 25 yrs. He is married with 2 children, one grandchild, a graduate of the U of MN , and continues to speak at many forums, including schools and churches re issues of war and peace.