S. Brian Willson
S. BRIAN WILLSON commanded an AF combat security unit in Viet Nam. He has helped create a host of veterans actions against war, and as a lawyer critiques the US criminal justice system and its foreign policies.
Willson received the Peace Abbey Courage of Conscience Award at the Kennedy Library and Museum in 1992, and in addition to his JD, holds two honorary degrees (LL.D. and Ph.D.).
Author of On Third World Legs and Blood on the Tracks, he is the subject of a 2016 documentary, “Paying the Price For Peace: The Story of S. Brian Willson.”
While peacefully blocking US weapons to Central America, he lost both legs, and now walks (or dances) via prostheses.