Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 67 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Douwes, Francoise Wilhelmina
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Fast for Peace Committee
Abstract The papers of a married couple, both of whom have worked for peace and justice organizations throughout the second half of the twentieth century and into the first decades of the twenty-first century. Libby Frank served as the executive director of the U.S. Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom from 1981-1986.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Freeze Campaigns
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Freeze Campaigns-state and local
Overview These are collected records of state and local nuclear freeze campaigns. Freeze was a grassroots movements which called for a bilateral freeze on the nuclear weapons buildup by the United States and the Soviet Union in the 1980s.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1980-1989
Abstract In 1983, supporters of the nuclear freeze founded Freeze Voter, an independent Political Action Committee (PAC). In response to the growing threat of nuclear war and the proliferation of nuclear weapons, the PAC's main goal was to "elect a President and Congress who will enact a nuclear weapons Freeze between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R. The Committee [will] achieve this goal through the electoral process." The organization worked on the grass-roots level to identify supporters of a nuclear freeze...
Overview Louis A. Friedman has worked internationally with Promoting Enduring Peace, EarthKind, People's Action for Clean Energy (PACE), and other organizations on peace and environmental issues. Along with his wife, Judi Friedman, environmentalist and award-winning children's book author, he traveled as a citizen-diplomat and also brought several Soviet/Russian delegations to the United States to further communication on these issues. Friedman has organized peace river cruises and trips through Soviet...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1973-2003
Abstract In 1986 six hundred people marched across the United States to demonstrate their opposition to the world-wide nuclear arms race. The march took nine months from California to Washington, D.C. The marchers wrote: "we will create a non-violent focus for positive change; the imperative being that nuclear weapons are politically, socially, economically and morally unjustifiable, and that, in any number, they are unacceptable." The GPM was also a traveling intentional and communal society.
Dates: 1986 - Date; Majority of material found within 1986
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Ground Zero
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Harper, Robin
Overview Robin Harper is active in the peace movement. During the 1950s and 1960s he protested nuclear weapons and missile defense systems. The papers in this collection reflect that involvement.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1957-1967