Bruce Proctor’s journey—from top secret Pentagon war-policy insider to American deserter— was harrowing. Bruce’s brother, All Souls member Alan Proctor, compiled his brother’s correspondence and recollections of his exile. Set in Sweden during the Vietnam War, this dual memoir is, as Missouri’s Poet Laureate wrote, “. . .an account of . . . sustained heroism.”

ON All Souls Forum | January 6, 2016 | 6:00 pm

“The Sweden File: Memoir of an American Expatriate” with Alan Proctor

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Bruce Proctor’s journey—from top secret Pentagon war-policy insider to American deserter— was harrowing. Bruce’s brother, All Souls member Alan Proctor, compiled his brother’s correspondence and recollections of his exile. Set in Sweden during the Vietnam War, this dual memoir is, as Missouri’s Poet Laureate wrote, “. . .an account of . . . sustained heroism.”

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