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Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 67 Collections and/or Records:

Nuclear Resister Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG 261
Overview In 1980, Jack and Felice Cohen-Joppa became co-coordinators of the National No-Nukes Prison Support Collective, which educated about peace issues and advocate for imprisoned anti-nuclear activists. The Cohen-Joppas also published The Nuclear Resister newsletter as an essential element of this work. In 1988 the organization changed its name to The Nuclear Resister. The function of the Nuclear Resister was to provide comprehensive reporting on arrests for anti-nuclear civil resistance in the...

October 6 Witness Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-October 6 Witness
Abstract Includes correspondence (1983-1984), minutes of meetings, financial records, mailing lists, planning reports, publicity, press coverage, newspaper clippings, and follow-up notes. Correspondents include Bruce Birchard, Samuel D. Caldwell, and Morton Frank.

Linus Pauling Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Pauling, Linus and Ava

Peace Action Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-151
Abstract The Peace Action collection is a continuation of the SANE and SANE Education Fund (DG 58) collection, which also resides at the SCPC (the papers of the Nuclear Weapons Freeze Campaign are at the University of Missouri at St. Louis). It documents the merger of SANE and the NWFC, as well as the goals and work of the merged organization, through meeting minutes, correspondence, program files, press clippings and other publicity, statements and communications with Congress and other leaders, as...

Physicians for Social Responsibility Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-175
Overview Founded in 1961 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, by a group of physicians. PSR is an organization, and association of doctors concerned with the challenge of the nuclear age: "man's scientific knowledge now provides an unprecedented opportunity for medical and social advance; yet thermonuclear war poses a supreme threat to the health and survival of mankind." Since prevention is the only effective remedy, and therapy, these physicians are attempting to explore a new area of preventive medicine: the...

PRO-Peace Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-152
Overview PRO-Peace (People Reaching Out for Peace) was a non-profit organization begun in April 1985 by David Mixner. He served as Executive Director of PRO-Peace until its collapse in March 1986. In its statement of purpose, PRO-Peace members called themselves "abolitionists" who supported efforts toward complete global nuclear disarmament. Pro-Peace staff undertook to plan a march pf 5,000 participats who would walk across the United States. On March 14, 1986 Mixner announced that PRO-Peace no longer...

Professionals' Coalition for Nuclear Arms Control Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-164
Overview Professionals' Coalition for Nuclear Arms Control was organized in 1984 as a coalition of organizations. It grew to include the Lawyers Alliance for Nuclear Arms Control, Physicians for Social Responsibility, the Union of Concerned Scientists, Architects, Designers, Planners for Social Responsibility, Psychologists for Social Responsibiity, High Technology Professionals for Peace, and Citizens Against Nuclear War, and Business Executives for Nuclear Age Concerns. It was formed as a lobbying and...

Records of the Witness Coordinating Committee and of the Outreach Committees of New York Yearly Meeting

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Identifier: QM-NYy-600_799
Scope and Contents Records include minutes, reports, and general files of the New York Yearly Meeting committees particularly involved in carrying out the Quaker testimonies which involved outreach. Each committee is described and ennumerated separately, with reference to its predecessors and sucessors.

Andrew B. Reid Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Reid, Andrew B.
Abstract Includes correspondence (1981-1988); involvement with Rural Alliance for Military Accountability and its parent group the Rural Coalition; Western Solidarity; reference files include material about: MX missiles, 1981-1988 (primarily news clippings from western U.S. newspapers); the MX missile U.S. Airforce "Peacekeeper Rail Garrison" program, in which the missiles would be placed on railroad cars, to be moved in time of war; also includes files about organizations working against the MX missile...