Contains 19 Results:
After their honeymoon, Nelson and Marian settle in Ann Arbor. In August, the U.S. dropped the nuclear bomb, and Nelson’s letter reflects his sentiments about its destructiveness. Nelson still longs to serve in China since he’d trained so long, but political and personal concerns intervened. Nelson applies for an academic position, they are involved with collecting for European relief.
Attended Yearly Meeting in Philadelphia; opinion of peacetime conscription, refugee programs, Truman Doctrine, criticism of U.S. foreign policy
Meetings and social activities with AFSC, FOR, and CPS connections; Nelson’s political views, decision to continue vote Socialist Party; draft concerns
In September 1956, Nelson began a long leave from Fisk, primarily doing research at the University of Bordeaux, France. At first planned as a year’s sabbatical, but later extended.