Civil, Human and Women’s Rights Activist. Community Organizer. Author. Students for a Democratic Society (SDS). Mississippi Freedom Summer volunteer, 1965. Co-founder of the Chicago Women’s Liberation Union. Ocean Park Community Center, Santa Monica; Director from 1987-97. Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy (LAANE) from 1996-2016, an advocacy organization working to lift standards for workers in the region’s major low wage industries. Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice (CLUE).
Photo 1. Vivian part of a peace delegation to North Vietnam, 1967. Photo 2. Vivian circa 1970 [Photo by Jo Freeman]. Photo 3. Vivian and her Mom in Chicago, 1973. Photo 4. Vivian and daughter Leah at an anti-nuclear protest in Nevada, 1987. Photo 5. Reunion in Leake County Mississippi with Freedom Summer host family, 1994. Photo 6. Vivian and family, 2013.
There is no sound in this clip. In 1967 Vivian Rothstein participated in a 1967 peace delegation to North Vietnam. This video shows the delegation meeting with North Vietnamese victims of U.S. bombing, captured U.S. pilots, and traveling in camouflage jeeps because of the U.S. bombing that was taking place.