Charles Goyette Interviews Liam Madden
Liam Madden, co-founder of the Appeal for Redress explains how and why he and thousands of other soldiers are protesting the Iraq war through their communication with Congress.
MP3 here. (8:02)
Liam Madden is a Veteran of a four-year tour of service in the U.S. Marine Corps, including seven months in Iraq. After returning to the United States, Sergeant Madden seized the opportunity to mobilize his fellow service members to speak out against the illegal, unjustified, and never-ending occupation of Iraq.
Liam is a co-founder of the Appeal for Redress, a campaign of active service members who are appealing to congress to remove all American military forces and bases from Iraq. From within the ranks of the military Sergeant Madden has been propelled to the forefront of the anti-war movement. In building the Appeal for Redress Liam has dedicated the last few months to being a leading activist and acting as a media spokesperson for the 1,200 service men and women who have signed the Appeal.