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Eight audio cassette tapes from the International Working Conference on the Arms Trade (Oct 30-Nov 2, 1991), held at the Riverside Church, New York City. The SANE/Freeze International Fund co-sponsored the event with the International Peace Bureau of Geneva and the European Network Against the Arms Trade. Cora Weiss hosts the conference, makes announcements, and introduces speakers. Tape 1 of 8: SIDE A: Speakers include: Igor Chorvev, organizer of the upcoming arms trade conference in...
Topics: Arms control, Nuclear disarmament, Antinuclear Congresses, Antinuclear movements, Women and Peace,...
SIDE A:  Radio program Democracy Now!, reporting from Baltimore, Maryland at St. Claver Catholic Church, December 9, 2002 at the funeral of anti-war and anti-nuclear activist Philip Berrigan, the brother of Catholic priest and activist Daniel Berrigan. The first part of the program consists of clips of past interviews with Berrigan chronicling his activism. Program host Amy Goodman reporting from St. Claver Church interviews Berrigan's friends and associates: Tom Lewis, Kathleen Boylan, Elmer...
Topics: Philip Berrigan, Ploughshares Eight (Group), Anti-nuclear movements, Peace movements, Nonviolence,...
Interview with David Washburn, Nick Egleston and Vernon Grizzard about Boston Draft Resistance Group Recording: 0065.1_01 Nov. 20-23, 1968 Playing time: 1 hr., 10 min., 21 sec. Sound condition: 19:47 audio pauses and comes back at 20:07; room noise, car traffic and plane noise, coughs, etc. Interviewer: unidentified male;  First interviewee: unidentified male [David Washburn?];  Topics include: Boston Draft Resistance Group (BDRG) involvement-steering committee; Swarthmore Political Action...
Topics: Boston Draft Resistance Group, Vietnam War protest, Draft resistance, Draft resisters, Draft...
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Sound Recordings
by Produced and Presented by Japanese Committee for the Investigation of U.S. War Crimes in Vietnam; Shingo Shibata
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[1967?] Playing time: 0872_01: 30 min., 39 sec.;  0872_02: 30 min., 54 sec. --------- side 1: English;  side 2: Japanese -------------- Alice Herz (25 May 1882–26 March 1965) was the first activist in the United States known to have immolated herself in protest of the escalating Vietnam War. Herz emigrated from Germany to America with her daughter, Helga, and died in Detroit, Michigan, at the age of 82. ------------ 0872_01: soundtrack to film; in English; unidentified female narrator talks...
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, conscientious objection, war crimes, Alice Herz
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Sound Recordings
by Barbara Reynolds
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TRACK A: Barbara Reynolds reports on A Quaker Action Project from Hiroshima. She begins by discussing Quaker values and what it means to be a Friend and a member of this project. She talks about the Phoenix of Hiroshima, a yacht designed by her ex-husband Earle Reynolds, and a brief history of its voyage that began in 1954. The early hopes of the voyage and its members were to circumnavigate the globe with no crew changes, but Reynolds explains that the unity was not there to make that...
Topics: Phoenix of Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Earle Reynolds, Quakerism, Peace movements, Peace activists,...
Playing time: 0256_01a: 18 sec.;  0256_01b: 34 sec.;  0256_01c: 21 sec.;  0256_01d: 1 hr., 49 ,in., 24 sec.;  0256_01e: 1 hr., 54 min., 1 sec.;  0256_01f: 24 min., 10 sec.;  0256_02a: 24 min., 2 sec.;  0256_02b: 1 hr., 54 min., 3 sec.;  0256_02c: 1 hr., 52 min., 40 sec. ------------ Transcripts of interviews available in Sallie Marx Papers (DG 270), Swarthmore College Peace Collection ------------- interviews by Sallie Marx; includes interviews with Dee Knight (AMEX), the Pococks...
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, draft resistance, draft resisters, conscientious objection,...
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Sound Recordings
by Business Executives Move for Vietnam Peace (BEM)
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[no date] Playing time: 15 min., 21 sec. ------------- Fourteen Public Service Spots on opposition to the Vietnam War sponsored by Business Executives Move for Vietnam Peace: 1-4: Brigadier General William Wallace Ford, US Army, Retired;  5-9: Rear Admiral Arnold E. True, US Navy, Retired;  10-13: Honorable Marriner S. Eccles;  14: Dr. George Wald
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, conscientious objection, economic aspects of war
Following her speech at Yale University's Battell Chapel on April 5th, 1975, for the event “Uncloaking the C. I. A.,” Hortensia Bussi de Allende participates in a short press conference, alongside her translator. She begins with a prepared statement in which she separates U. S. citizens from the U. S. government, emphasizes the danger of Chile becoming less relevant in U. S. news, and discusses the great hunger and unemployment in Chile. She also criticizes the silence of mass media, the...
Topics: United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), United States-Chile relations, Military spending,...
Playing time: 2 min., 17 sec. ----------- unidentified female talks about opposition to Vietnam War and Vietnamization
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Sound Recordings
by Riverside Radio WRVR
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Playing time: 30 min., 48 sec. -------- Cora Weiss talks with Bob Siegel, director of WRVR news, about her recent visit to Vietnam and opposition to Vietnam War
Topics: Vietnam War protest, Vietnam War civilian relief, peace movements
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Sound Recordings
by Promoting Enduring Peace
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Radio interview with Randy Kehler and Randall Forsberg, leadership members for the Nuclear Freeze Campaign and Richard Sellers, coordinator of the National Coalition for Peace Through Strength. Two unidentified male hosts conduct the interview. Kehler and Forsberg answer questions about and criticism of the Freeze Campaign. Sellers, representing a counter perspective to achieving peace, critiques and points out the weaknesses of the Freeze Campaign. Both organizations and their members...
Topics: Nuclear Weapons Freeze Campaign, Antinuclear movements, Nuclear disarmament, Women and peace, Radio...
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Reminiscences about A.J. Muste upon his death (Feb. 11, 1967) at tribute at Village Theater, New York City (Mar. 12, 1967) Tribute continued on 0188_02 which includes A.J. Muste’s first (1935) and last (Feb. 9, 1967) known recordings ---------------------- A.J. Muste (1885-1967), was ordained a minister in the Dutch Reformed Church, but later (1917), he became a member of the Society of Friends. During World War I, Muste's refusal to abandon his pacifist position led to his forced resignation...
Topics: A.J. Muste, Pacifists, Quakers, Civil rights workers, Labor leaders
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by Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)
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SIDE A: Dr. Helen Caldicott's address as a keynote speaker at the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) conference, May 15, 1981, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. Unidentified member of WILPF gives a comprehensive introduction for Dr. Caldicott. Caldicott gives an ardent address denouncing nuclear arms. Caldicott's address covers the following: development of the atomic bomb propelling the arms race between the United States and Russia; the accelerated rate at which the...
Topics: Women and peace, Peace movements United States, Nuclear Disarmament, Nuclear Arms Control United...
Audio recording made at the 1966 Women's Response to the Rising Tide of Violence conference in Philadelphia. The recording begins in mid-speech. Dorothy Hutchinson speaks to the audience about the Vietnam War and the current Senate hearings. She points attendees to the appeal that is on each table. This appeal, produced by the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) is signed by 600 prominent women from over 37 countries. She specifically points out that Indira Gandhi had...
Topics: Vietnam War, 1961-1975, China, Communism, Nonviolence, Women and peace, Revolution, Colonialism,...
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by [Radio Free People]
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[no date] Playing time: 26 min., 31 sec. ---------- broadcast from Hanoi in English on issues in Vietnam and opposition to the Vietnam War
Topics: Vietnam War protest, Vietnam War public opinion, peace movements
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Sound Recordings
by United Nations Special Session on Disarmament (UNSSDII): June 12th Rally Committee
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Public service announcement begins with the song “I Will Follow,” by James Taylor: “Yonder mountain so high, I can't make it all on my own…” As the music continues to play, James Taylor begins speaking about the upcoming march in support of the Second United Nations Special Session on Disarmament (UNSSDII). “On June 12th, thousands of Americans and people from all over the world will march in support of the Second United Nations Special Session on Disarmament. We will call for an...
Topics: United Nations Special Session on Disarmament (UNSSDII), United Nations, Military spending, Nuclear...
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by Riverside Radio WRVR
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Cora Weiss introduces Shirley MacLaine, American actress, activist, and author. MacLaine begins by describing how she experienced China as an American woman. She says that China is a society that works for its members, that makes everyone want to be a better and more collectively inclined person; it taught her that “Nothing is more important than me.” Weiss talks about MacLaine’s most recent movie “The Other Half of the Sky: A China Memoir” (1975) that has provided many Americans an...
Topics: China, War, Democracy, Women and peace, Peace movements, Radio programs, Interviews, Cora Weiss,...
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Sound Recordings
by The World Peace Broadcasting Foundation
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Feb. 3-5, 1969 Playing time: 0293_01: 1 hr., 20 min., 43 sec.;  0293_02: 1 hr., 23 min., 40 sec. ------------ 0293_01: Washington Mobilization of Clergy and Laymen Concerned About Vietnam;  William Sloan Coffin talks and introduces Senator George McGovern who talks about opposition to the Vietnam War; other speakers at event include:   Professor Seymour Melman, Rev. Bob Cunane, David Harris, Rev. Richard John Jeuhaus, and participants in the Program at Department of Justice including Mrs....
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, conscientious objection, religious aspects of peace
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Sound Recordings
by Fellowship of Reconciliation [?]
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Playing time: 0879_01: 1 hr., 21 min., 42 sec.;  0879_02: 1 hr., 27 min., 06 sec. -------------- Memorial Service for A.J. Muste, Community Church, New York, N.Y.; includes tributes/comments by:  Dave Dellinger;  Grace M. Mumia [?];  Barbara Deming;  Beverly Stirner [?];  James Bevel;  David McReynolds;  eulogy by Donald Harrington [?];  song by Pete Seeger
Topics: A.J. Muste, conscientious objectors, pacifists, Quakers
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by Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)
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Public-interest radio installment. This is the third in a series produced by the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF). In this episode, Grace Yaukey, also known as the author Cornelia Spencer, talks to Mrs. Lester Newman, the Vice President of the D. C. Branch of WILPF about life in China. Yaukey was born to missionary parents and has lived most of her life in China. She remembers the Chinese Revolution in 1911, when she was a child. After college in the United States, she...
Topics: China, Japan, Intercultural communication, Child rearing, Women and peace, WCFM Cooperative...
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by Promoting Enduring Peace
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Part I “Uncloaking the C. I. A.,” sponsored by the organization Promoting Enduring Peace at Yale University's Battell Chapel, April 5th, 1975. Speakers include Frank Donner, Willow-May Barrow, and Cecilia Merende. Donner begins by providing an overview of his experiences, which put into perspective how the U. S. began to internationalize clandestine efforts. The laws regarding clandestine activities, the budget of the C. I. A., and the effects of politics on the C. I. A. are all discussed...
Topics: United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Clandestine affairs, United States-Chile...
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by Cora Weiss
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Cora Weiss Comments radio program episode. Weiss begins with an overview of a recent four-week trip with Don Luce and Sam Noumoff to visit the Provisional Revolutionary Government of the Republic of South Vietnam (PRG) arranged in collaboration with the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRV). During their trip, the group studied Ho Chi Minh and the Vietnamese Revolution. In the DRV, there is a new focus on production; a lot has changed in Hanoi since the last visit (like the increased social...
Topics: Provisional Revolutionary Government of the Republic of South Vietnam (PRG), Democratic Republic of...
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by WSP; Minna Hilton of Women Strike for Peace, Teaneck, New Jersey
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Playing time: 14 min., 55 sec. ----------- sound track for a motion picture (possibly motion picture 0150a);  narrated by unidentified woman;  at beginning: “This film was made by Minna Hilton of Women Strike for Peace, Teaneck, New Jersey”;  Women Strike for Peace March on Washington, Sep. 20, 1967, where protesters pledged support for men who refused to go to Vietnam War  people mentioned:  Amy Swerdlow, president of WILPF, Dagmar Wilson, Cora Weiss speakers:  [Dagmar Wilson?],...
Topics: Vietnam War protest, Women and peace, Women Strike for Peace, Women's International League for...
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by [Radio Free People]
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[no date] Playing time: 27 min., 51 sec. ----------- broadcast from Hanoi in English on issues in Vietnam and opposition to the Vietnam War
Topics: Vietnam War protest, Vietnam War public opinion, peace movements
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by Radio Free People
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Playing time: 24 min., 31 sec. ---------- unidentified female introduces show about the fate of civilian political prisoners in the Vietnam War; speakers include: Father Robert Manning, Don Luce, Andre Menras, Jean Pierre Debris;  side 2 is blank
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, political prisoners
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Sound Recordings
by Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) Chicago Branch
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SIDE A: Jessie Herschel, president of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) Chicago branch, interviews European WILPF members, June 27, 1962, narrated by Louise Mohr. The women interviewed are delegates passing through Chicago while traveling to San Francisco for the international convention. Delegates consist of Ms. Isabelle Ponte of Paris, Mrs. Ruth Boberg-Suis of Norway, and Ms. Marie Moore of Norway. These women discuss the ongoing work in their respective...
Topics: Feminism, Nobel Peace Prize, Peace activists, Women and peace, Interview, Jessie Herschel, Isabelle...
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by Cora Weiss
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Cora Weiss Comments radio program episode from June 7, 1982 on women peacemakers in relation to the United Nations’ second special session on disarmament, and the marches happening in New York City as a result. Weiss interviews Olga Sukavic, Director of the International Law Department at the Institute of International Politics and Economics in Belgrade, Yugoslavia. She is now working with non-governmental organizations; Mercy Edgedale from London, with the World Disarmament Campaign; Maggie...
Topics: Women and peace, Peace movements, World Peace March, Nuclear war, Nuclear disarmament, Nonviolence,...
Donated by Anne Peretz Playing time: 23 min., 55 sec. In Vietnamese, with very little English from unidentified male speaking to interviewer; unidentified children singing Vietnamese music and speaking with unidentified male interviewer
Topics: Committee of Responsibility, Vietnam War protest, Vietnamese culture
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Sound Recordings
by Jerry Williams Show, WBZ
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Playing time: 6 min., 26 sec. [no date] Recording of a telephone call by an unidentified male Vietnam War veteran to Jerry Williams, a radio talk show host at WBZ in Boston; the veteran, who wished not to be identified, describes his eyewitness accounts of harrowing experiences in Vietnam War and the importance of opposing the war
Topics: Vietnam War protest, Vietnam War veterans
Sane Views the World public radio program from June 9, 1975.  Host Steve Schick interviews Ethel Taylor, National Coordinator for Women Strike for Peace, and Sandy Kravitz, Executive Board member for Women Strike for Peace. The women discuss the history of Women’s Strike for Peace, nuclear disarmament, attitudes in Congress, and they emphasize the importance of female involvement when fighting nuclear activity. First however, a brief discussion on taxes and the military budget is given. The...
Topics: Women Strike for Peace, Nuclear disarmament, Nuclear activity, Nuclear war, Nuclear bombs, Nuclear...
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by Hague Appeal for Peace
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SIDE A: Conferences session, A Culture of Peace Through Women’s Human Rights, from the Hague Appeal for Peace Conference, May 13, 1999, The Hague, Netherlands. Moderator Charlotte Bunch, from the Center for Women’s Global Leadership, focuses on women’s human rights and its relationship to peace and the culture of peace, two concepts that Bunch observed were not sufficiently included in the conference program. Panelists include Bunch; Marieme Helie-Lucas, founder of Women Living Under...
Topics: Peace Congresses, Hague Appeal for Peace, Peace movements, Women’s Congresses, Nonviolence, Women...
[1967?] Playing time: 25 min., 59 sec. ----------- Physical reel labeled “Vietnam elections” Business Executives Move to End War [BEM]   Dr. Benjamin Spock and Robert McAfee Brown talk about their opposition to the Vietnam War
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, conscientious objection, Business Executives Move to End War...
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by A Citizens’ Organization for a SANE World
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Date of Item refers to date broadcast was aired, not recorded: 1973 (Dec. 10) [#58];  1973 [Dec. 17) [#59] ------------- Playing time: 0487_01: 29 min., 50 sec.;  0487_02: 30 min., 05 sec. -------------- SANE Views the World [Broadcast Series] 0487_01: Steve Schick hosts; Sandy Gottlieb (SANE) presents commentary on opposition to the Vietnam War; Schick interviews David Perry, liaison between AFSC (American Friends Service Committee) programs in South Vietnam and the Saigon Government on...
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), Watergate, Richard...
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[1971?] Playing time: 30 min. ------------- speakers; Anne Blair interviews Senator Eugene McCarthy on Washington, D.C., his political career and politics, and opposition to the Vietnam War
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, conscientious objection
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by Penny Rosenwasser
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SIDE A: Radio program “Beyond the Green Line: voices from Israel and Palestine,” produced by Penny Rosenwasser for station KPFA 94.1 Berkley, California, December 29. 1989; installment in the program series, “Voices from a ‘Promised Land.’"  Installment is a collection/montage of interviews with Palestinian and Israeli peace activists, conducted by Penny Rosenwasser in Jerusalem. Featured on the program are: Alya Showa, Tikva Parnass, Randa Siniora, Veronika Cohen, and Dalia...
Topics: Women and peace History 20th century, Peace movements Israel, Women and peace Israel 20th Century...
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by Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)
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Public service announcements promoting the 1988 Peace & Freedom Awards presented by the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), to be held October 19, 1988 at Memorial Hall, Fairmount Park. Temple University professor and poet Sonia Sanchez will be honored, as will musician Holly Near. The first two announcements are the same. The other promotional clip features Sonia Sanchez announcing the awards.
Topics: Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), Public service advertisement, Women and...
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by Rennie Davis
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REEL 1: Rennie Davis, under sponsorship of SANE. He talks about how most anti-nuclear work is done locally and on military bases by soldiers; you don’t have to be right-wing and pro-war to support the soldiers and their work. Trips to Vietnam have been necessary to gather information for the American public. A caller discusses their fear that the Vietnamese are not ready to take over; Davis responds by saying that an overwhelming number of people in South Vietnam want Americans out, and that...
Topics: National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (SANE), Anti-nuclear movement United States, Vietnam...
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by Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)
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Public-interest radio installment. Dr. Flemmie Kittrell is interviewed about her year spent in India. She discusses organizing India's first Home Economics College. When speaking of the lack of education in India, she points to the over 300 years of British colonialism that left India in such a poor state. Illiteracy, poverty, food shortages, and the Partition of India have continued to keep India underdeveloped. She praises Indian students and their enthusiasm. She would like to see more...
Topics: India, Colonialism, Education, Point Four Program, Women and peace, Women’s International League...
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by Riverside Radio WRVR
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Cora Weiss Comments radio program from August 3, 1975.  The topic is nuclear bombs, specifically those dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, which occurred 30 years prior. Weiss interviews Dr. Tomin Harada, who has come to New York from Hiroshima, Japan. He lost significant family due to the bombings, including his brother, sister, and wife. He first came to the United States in 1955, bringing “Hiroshima maidens” with him for treatment. Also in the studio is Rod Wallace, a graduate student of...
Topics: Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Nuclear war, Nuclear disarmament, Japan, Survivors of nuclear activity,...
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by Helen Caldicott
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Side A: Dr. Helen Caldicott speaking at the City Club in Portland, Oregon on Friday, May 11, 1984. Caldicott talks about her book, “Missile Envy,” as well as the logistics, impacts, and interactions surrounding the nuclear arms race. She cites Carl Sagan’s study about the global threshold for global extinction in terms of bomb quantity, while referring to the arsenals that the United States and the Soviet Union hold. Caldicott speaks on the possibility of accidental nuclear war due to...
Topics: Women and peace, Nuclear weapons, Arms race, Nuclear warfare, Antinuclear movements, Health effect...
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Sound Recordings
by Jessie Binford
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Radio broadcast honoring humanitarian Jane Addams on her 100th birthday, presented by the Division of Radio and Television of the Chicago Public Schools. The broadcast features an address by Jessie Binford, a resident of Hull-House who worked with Addams for over 30 years. Binford provides a first-hand account of Addams’ work at Hull-House, her character, and beliefs, and affirms her influence around the world. Binford discusses Addams’ inspiration for and vision in establishing Hull-House...
Topics: Jane Addams, Hull-House (Chicago), Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF),...
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by SANE Education Fund of Pennsylvania
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Installment of the radio program Consider the Alternatives (#839), titled “Women on War,” narrated by Beth Park and produced by the SANE Education Fund. The program focuses on the book “Women on War: Essential Voices for the Nuclear Age” compiled and edited by poet Daniela Gioseffi, published in 1988. Gioseffi discusses how the work developed and the various aspects of war she wanted to represent. The program includes readings of passages from the book.
Topics: Woman and peace, Women and war, Peace movements, Nuclear weapons, Nuclear technology, Public...
Playing time: 24 min., 14 sec. ------------ recording begins mid-sentence with unidentified male talking about William Sloan Coffin who then talks about opposition to the Vietnam War; unidentified male returns at end and makes announcements and gives closing blessing  
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, conscientious objection, religious aspects of peace
Playing time: 0258_01a: 1 hr., 50 min. 43 sec.;  0258_01b: 36 min., 36 min. --------------- Transcripts of interviews available in Sallie Marx Papers (DG 270), Swarthmore College Peace Collection --------------- interviews by Sallie Marx; includes interviews with Gail Petrie, Carol Bedford, the Cliff Spires family [see also Audiotape Reel 0257], Ned Jacobs, David McCaughna, Jack Colhoun, Pat Silvers, Doris Mahegan. RESTRICTIONS MAY APPLY. ---------------- Technical notes from George Blood:...
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, draft resistance, draft resisters, conscientious objection,...
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by A Quaker Action Group (AQAG)
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1967 (Nov.-Dec.) ------- Playing time: audiotape reel 0205_01a: 2 hrs., 9 min., 2 sec.; audiotape reel 0205_01b: 2 hrs., 7 min., 29 sec.; audiotape reel 0205_02a: 2 hrs., 7 min., 29 sec.; audiotape reel 0205_02b: 58 min., 25 sec. ----------- tape made by E.S. Nelson; donated by John Braxton ---------- In March 1967, members of A Quaker Action Group (AQAG) sailed to North Vietnam in the yacht  Phoenix , carrying medical supplies for North Vietnamese wounded by American bombing. The protest...
Topics: Vietnam War protests, A Quaker Action Group, The Phoenix, direct action
Playing time: 1 hr., 18 min. 33 sec. [Event at the 92nd Street Y, New York, NY?] Speakers include: Daniel Ellsberg;  unidentified panelists and audience members;  identified male questioner: Marvin Gould unidentified male talks first, followed by unidentified panelists and audience members asking questions of Daniel Ellsberg; identified questioner: Marvin Gould; at end of program, “the Y” is acknowledged and Joe Miller is identified and thanked;  some issues addressed: peace; nuclear...
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, antinuclear movement, Pentagon Papers, Jews and peace
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by Bill Plympton
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Recording is a performance by the Android Sisters, voiced by Ruth Breuer and Valeria Vasilevsky from the animated short film Boomtown, released in 1985. Boomtown is a musical about the absurdities of military spending from the Cold War to the present and is the third episode from the first season of the animated series Plymptoons directed by and starring Bill Plympton, music by Timothy Clark. The musical style is closer to electronica than popular music. There is a brief pause between each...
Topics: United States Department of Defense Appropriations and Expenditures, Nuclear Warfare Humor, Arms...
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by Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)
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The crowd is quieted as someone on stage introduces Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, Secretary-General of the United Nations. Pérez begins by mentioning the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom’s (WILPF) mission of peace and freedom and promising to support that mission. He does not mean peace as only the absence of war, but rather the presence of development (especially for developing countries like his home country of Peru). To him, freedom means the absence of all types of...
Topics: Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), Women and peace, Peace movements,...
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Sound Recordings
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Recording made by the Minnesota Branch of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) of Maud C. Stockwell reading a speech she had given at the 1954 Jane Addams Tea. Stockwell recalls Jane Addams' life and work. Her main passions were her settlement work at Hull House and working for world peace through WILPF. Stockwell speaks of the founding of Hull House. She recalls her dinner at Addams' home during WILPF's 1923 National Board Meeting in Chicago. At the 1926 Dublin...
Topics: Jane Addams, Maud C. Stockwell, Women's International League, Hull House, Aletta Jacobs,...
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Sound Recordings
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Margaret Mead has a public service announcement regarding Earth Day: “Earth Day is the first holy day that is going to be celebrated by the whole world. This is the first time we have a day suited to everyone. Earth Day represents a step toward a communal concern of the environment. There is too much stress on our waters and our air, largely due to cities who dump their waste in nearby waters and chemical substances the environment cannot tolerate. We are using up fossil fuels too fast; there...
Topics: Earth Day, International Earth Day, Fossil fuels, Public service radio programs, Margaret Mead
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Odetta Holmes gives an announcement on an upcoming Earth Day celebration. “This is Odetta. I’m here to tell you about the International Earth Day. It is a celebration of the earth and its people. This year, the celebration will last from March 19th to March 21st, the first day of spring. Come celebrate with other earth people at the South Street Seaport Museum. Come celebrate with other earth people the feeling of being earth-bound, the feeling of global well-being. Special earth events...
Topics: Earth Day, International Earth Day, Fossil fuels, Public service radio programs, Odetta Holmes
[no date] Playing time: 0016.1_01: 1 min., 54 sec.;  0016.2_01: 2 min,. 46 sec.;  0016.3_01: 1 min. 16 sec. ------------- Radio spots in opposition to the Vietnam War: 1. Dick Van Dyke;  2. Mrs. Van Dyke, Carl Reiner;  3. Mrs. Van Dyke [Radio spot 4. Betsy Palmer was not included in this di gitization project; audiotape reel is housed in the Swarthmore College Peace Collection]
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, Another Mother for Peace
Swarthmore College Peace Collection Sound Recordings
by SANE Education Fund of Pennsylvania
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Date of Item refers to date broadcast was aired, not recorded: 1975 (week of May 12) ------------- Playing time: 29 min., 44 sec. ------------- SANE Views the World [Broadcast Series] Steve Schick and Elizabeth Richter host and announce that due to technical difficulties, the I.F. Stone interview is postponed and will be heard at a later date; Schick interviews Marty Teitel, American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)
Playing time: 0733_01: 39 min., 28 sec.;  0733_02: 29 min., 16 sec. ------------ War Resisters League (WRL) Dinner 0733_01: annual peace award ceremony of the War Resisters League; Ed Gottlieb, Chairman, introduces A.J. Muste who talks about his opposition to the Vietnam War and recent trip to Stockholm, Sweden; Bayard Rustin talks about opposition to the Vietnam War and sings a spiritual a cappella  ----------- 0733_02: continuation of the annual peace award ceremony of the War Resisters...
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, conscientious objection, War Resisters League (WRL)
Playing time: 0790_01: 45 min., 6 sec.;  0790_02: 31 min., 59 sec. ------------------ 0790_01: critical comments on vigil in opposition to the Vietnam War and meeting with Robert McNamara, Secretary of Defense: Edward F. Snyder, Robert McNamara, Assistant Secretary Sylvester, Fulton Lewis, Jr., Matt Thompson, [Alex Dreier?] ------------- 0790_02: poor sound quality; low sound; barely audible speech;   continuation of critical comments on vigil in opposition to the Vietnam War and meeting...
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, conscientious objection, religious aspects of peace
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[no date] Playing time: 0021_01: 18 min., 51 sec.;  0021_02: 23 min., 05 min.;  0021_03: 22 min., 46 sec. ---------- Technical note from George Blood: 3/22/2018 MM: The tape appears to have originally been fulltrack mono. New, stereo, content was recorded on side 2 of the tape [file 3]. New content was also recorded on the left channel of side 1 [file 1], while the right channel contains the original fulltrack recording. After this new content in the left channel ends, the original fulltrack...
Topics: Vietnam War protests, Vietnamese culture, Don Luce
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by Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)
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Ten radio spots from the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) about peace and social justice. 1) Congress must implement tax reform that addresses the economic disparities across the United States. 2) There is a need for an increase of employment opportunities for women. 3) Workers are providing for their government but the government is not providing for its workers. 4) Women must be respected as committed professionals. 5) Minimum security must be guaranteed to...
Topics: Women's rights, Gender equality, Economic disparity, Employment disparity, Wage gap, Social...
Playing time: 42 min. ------------- joint press conference by representatives of Business Executives Move for Vietnam Peace (BEM) and Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW) prior to their appearance at platform committee the following day; John Flym introduces the following who talk about their opposition to the Vietnam War and answer questions from the press:  Henry Niles (BEM); General David Shoup (VVAW); General [William Wallace] Ford; Admiral Arnold True; Admiral Houston
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, conscientious objection, economic aspects of war, veterans...
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by National Women's Conference (U.S.) (1977 : Houston TX)
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Coretta Scott King, Jean Stapleton, and Lupe Anguiano reciting "The Declaration of American Women" at the International Women's Year National Women's Conference in Houston, Texas, November 18-21, 1977; the first federally funded women's conference in United States history, hosted by The United States Committee on the Observance of International Women's Year. The Declaration is part of the National Plan of Action, a document produced by the Conference. The Declaration states the demand...
Topics: National Women's Conference (U.S.) (1977 : Houston TX), National plan of action adopted at National...
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by SANE Education Fund of Philadelphia
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Consider the Alternatives radio program episode titled “Hiroshima: the Decision to Make and Use the Bomb,” produced by the SANE Education Fund, hosted by executive producer Steve Shick, airing on September 12, 1980. Shick introduces the broadcast as number one of the series “Reap the Whirlwind,” which will examine the impact of the nuclear age on American social, ethical, and economic values. This installment about Hiroshima and the atomic bomb discusses the Truman administration's...
Topics: Nuclear warfare, Nuclear weapons, Nuclear arms control, Cold War, Atomic bomb, Hiroshima, Radio...
1967 (Jan. 23-27) Playing time: 27 min., 57 sec. ------------- unidentified male announces that this recording is made from highlights from the Quaker Leadership Seminar, Washington, D.C.; speakers talk about the world food crisis, Quakers (Society of Friends), and U.S. policy in Vietnam: E. Raymond Wilson (chairman); Senator George McGovern; Senator Ernest Gruening; Congressman Edward Roush
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, conscientious objection, religious aspects of peace, church...
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by Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
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Radio play titled "Women and Peace" that was part of a weekly series called "Within Our Gates." The play is a short retelling of Emily Greene Balch's life. The play is structured around an interview of the eighty-year-old Balch. She recalls her life in stages: her childhood, her time at Bryn Mawr College, her work in Paris and Boston. She speaks of the work done by the Women's International League and winning the Nobel Peace Prize. Balch is played by Jane King.
Topics: Women and peace, Jane Addams, Nobel Peace Prize, Peace process, Peace negotiations, Radio plays,...
Musical introduction and voice over to Scope: the United Nations Radio Magazine. Scope invites listeners to explore the dimensions of international cooperation in reports of the U.N. and related agencies. This episode is about human settlements. Enrique Peñalosa, Secretary General of the United Nations Conference on Human Settlements (Vancouver, Canada; 31 May to 1 June, 1976), believes that no policy on human settlements will succeed if not rooted in a commitment to achieve basic standards of...
Topics: United Nations, Scope: the U. N. Radio Magazine, Human settlements, Urbanization, Ekistics, United...
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by WRVR Radio Station
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Radio interview of Moy de Tohá (Raquel Victoria Morales Etchevers) by Cora Weiss.  Moy de Tohá is the widow of Jose Tohá, the highest ranking official under Salvador Allende who was tortured to death under Augusto Pinochet’s command. Moy de Tohá was the executive secretary for the Secretariat of Women for three years under Allende. The interview covers the resistance in Chile; the changing role of women; human rights abuses and mass imprisonments of men, women and children; and U.S....
Topics: Feminism, Military spending, Socialism, Chile, Salvador Allende Gossens, Latin America, Women and...
Issued/Produced by: [Edwin T. Randall Friendly World Broadcasting, Wallingford, PA] Playing time: 1 hr., 32 min., 23 sec. First speaker: unidentified female;  Second speaker: Pat Samuel; talk about visit to South and North Vietnam by six Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) representatives from three countries [last name spellings approximated here]: Pat Samuel, Sadie Hughley, Lois Hammer, Marguerite Loret (France), Patricia Shannon (New Zealand); four representatives...
Topics: Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Vietnam War protest, peace congresses, women...
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by Business Executives Move for Vietnam Peace (BEM)
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Playing time: 31 min., 02 sec. ------------ continuation of meeting of Business Executives Move for Vietnam Peace (BEM) on opposition to the Vietnam War; various speakers including Henry Niles
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, conscientious objection, economic aspects of war
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by Business Executives Move for Vietnam Peace [BEM]
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Playing time: 32 min., 17 sec. ----------- Peace Contest luncheon of Business Executives Move for Vietnam Peace (BEM), Baltimore, Maryland;  Henry Niles introduces guests and speakers including:  Dudley M. Martin, Brett Alwar [?], Larry LaSoeur, Sr. Margaret Mary, Dr. Lawrence Paquin [?], Mr. Curt H.G. Heinfelden, Rev. John N. Peabody, Rabbi Howard A. Simon 
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, conscientious objection, economic aspects of war
[196-?] Playing time: 0766_01: 1 hr., 36 min., 7 sec.;  0736_02: 1 hr., 3 min., 14 sec. -------------- [War Resisters League [WRL] meeting?] 0766_01: recording begins mid-sentence; speakers talk in opposition to the Vietnam War and about U.S. Policy in Vietnam Viewed from the U.N. and A Fresh Approach to a Negotiated Settlement in Vietnam; talk by and about Quakers (Society of Friends); questions from the audience at end; speakers include: Bob Cory [side 1]; Johnathan Mirsky [side 1]; Lyle...
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, conscientious objection, War Resisters League (WRL), Society...
Playing time: 5 min., 40 sec. ---------- public service messages in opposition to the Vietnam War brought to you by Business Executives Move for Vietnam Peace (BEM): 5 spots; 1-4: Hon. Marriner S. Eccles; 5: Dr. George Wald; Leo Orso, announcer
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, conscientious objection, economic aspects of war
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Playing time: 0882_01: 1 hr., 05 min., 17 sec.;  0882_02: 49 min., 03 sec. ------------- 0882_01: Dave Dellinger and Bob Pickus talk on opposition to the Vietnam War ------------- 0882_02: Sam Coleman, Bill Davidon, and A.J. Muste talk on opposition to the Vietnam War
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, conscientious objection
Playing time: 29 min., 57 sec. --------- Technical notes from George Blood: Technical Notes: 3/22/2018 MM: There is overlapping content toward end [starting around 22:00], likely due to a poor erasure. Tape is not 1/4 track. --------------------- continuation of Felix Greene Meeting on China, Vietnam, and the U.S.; Greene talks on Vietnam War issues and his eyewitness accounts and answers questions from the audience  Felix Greene was a British journalist and one of the first Western reporters...
Topics: Vietnam War protest, Vietnam War journalism
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by Business Executives Move for Vietnam Peace [BEM]
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Playing time: 13 min., 22 sec. ------------ continuation of Peace Contest luncheon of Business Executives Move for Vietnam Peace (BEM), Baltimore, Maryland;  Henry Niles introduces guests and speakers including:  Dudley M. Martin, Brett Alwar [?], Larry LaSoeur, Sr. Margaret Mary, Dr. Lawrence Paquin [?], Mr. Curt H.G. Heinfelden, Rev. John N. Peabody, Rabbi Howard A. Simon 
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, conscientious objection, economic aspects of war
1967-1969 ca. Playing time: 0245_01: 1 hr., 19 min., 34 sec.;  0245_02: 1 hr., 24 min., 26 sec. ------------------ Technical Notes from George Blood: 3/20/2018 MM: Levels fluctuate at top of file 1. Speed fluctuations toward end of file 1 and 2 are inherent to original recording. ----------------------- 0245_01: recording begins and ends mid-sentence; sound levels fluctuate;  unidentified male [Staughton Lynd?] speaking to an audience who interject with comments and questions and participate...
Topics: Vietnam War protest, peace movements, draft resistance, draft resisters, conscientious objection
Playing time: 20 min., 58 sec. ----------- continuation of Felix Greene Meeting on China, Vietnam, and the U.S.; Greene talks on Vietnam War issues and his eyewitness accounts and answers questions from the audience Felix Greene was a British journalist and one of the first Western reporters to visit North Vietnam when he traveled there for the San Francisco Chronicle
Topics: Vietnam War protest, Vietnam War journalism
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by Hague Appeal for Peace
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SIDE A: First part of the presentation, Breaking the Nuclear Disarmament Deadlock, May 13, 1999, Hague Appeal for Peace conference, The Hague, Netherlands. Carlos Vargas Pizzaro monitors a session on the obstacles against nuclear disarmament. Initial session looks at the legal progress and framework of disarmament. Session speaker Peter Weiss contends that international laws on nuclear weapons and crimes against humanity are not being enforced; refers to the atrocities in Kosovo. Pizzaro...
Topics: Peace movements congresses, Hague Appeal for Peace, Peace societies, Peace movements, Antinuclear...