Carl Sagan
Carl Edward Sagan (/ˈseɪɡən/; November 9, 1934 – December 20, 1996) was an American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist, astrobiologist, author, science popularizer, and science communicator in as...
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Yuri Kochiyama
Yuri Kochiyama (河内山 百合, Kochiyama Yuri, May 19, 1921 – June 1, 2014) was a Japanese American human rights activist.
Mary Yuriko Nakahara was born on May 19, 1921 in San Pedro, California t...
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Jonathan Granoff
Jonathan Granoff is an American lawyer, screenwriter and lecturer, widely known as President of the Global Security Institute.Granoff is a Senior Advisor of the American Bar Association's Committee on...
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William Arkin
William M. Arkin (born May 15, 1956) is an American political commentator, best-selling author, journalist, activist, blogger, and former United States Army soldier. He has previously served as a mili...
Albert Bigelow
Albert Smith Bigelow (1 May 1906 - 6 October 1993) was a pacifist and former United States Navy Commander, who came to prominence in the 1950s as the skipper of the Golden Rule, the first vessel to at...
Paul K. Chappell
Paul K. Chappell is an Iraq War veteran, and Peace Leadership Director for the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation.He graduated from West Point in 2002.Chappell served in the army from 2002 to November 2009,...
Jerry White (activist)
Jerry White (born June 7, 1963) is an American political activist and co-founder of Survivor Corps. He is a recognized leader of the historic International Campaign to Ban Landmines (which was co-reci...
Linus Pauling
Linus Carl Pauling (February 28, 1901 – August 19, 1994) was an American chemist, biochemist, peace activist, author, and educator. He was one of the most influential chemists in history and ranks amo...
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Arjun Makhijani
Arjun Makhijani is an electrical and nuclear engineer who is President of the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research. Makhijani has written many books and reports analyzing the safety, econo...
Ann Fagan Ginger
Ann Fagan Ginger (born July 11, 1925) is an American lawyer, teacher, writer, and political activist. She is the founder and the Executive Director Emerita of the Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Institute ...
Stephen V. Kobasa
Stephen Vincent Kobasa is a Connecticut teacher, journalist, and Christian political activist. He focuses his work “in Colombia solidarity, towards abolition of the death penalty and in opposition to ...
Guy Colwell
Guy Colwell (born March 28, 1945, in Oakland, California) is an American full-time Figurative Social Surrealist painter and occasional underground cartoonist. Although not African-American himself, Co...
Arthur Waskow
Arthur Ocean Waskow (born Arthur I. Waskow; 1933) is an American author, political activist, and rabbi associated with the Jewish Renewal movement.
Waskow was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He recei...
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George Wald
George Wald (November 18, 1906 – April 12, 1997) was an American scientist who is best known for his work with pigments in the retina. He won a share of the 1967 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine...
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Rachel MacNair
Rachel M. MacNair (born November 4, 1958) is an American sociologist and psychologist who holds a consistent life ethic, and works against killing. A Quaker, she is an activist against abortion and wa...
Barry Commoner
Barry Commoner (May 28, 1917 – September 30, 2012) was an American biologist, college professor, and politician. He was a leading ecologist and among the founders of the modern environmental move...
Martin Sheen
Ramón Antonio Gerardo Estévez (born August 3, 1940), better known by his stage name Martin Sheen, is an American actor who first achieved fame with roles in the films Badlands (1973) and Apocalypse No...
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King Center for Nonviolent Social Change
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change is a nongovernmental, not-for-profit organization founded in 1968 by Coretta Scott King. Scott King started the organization in the bas...
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Jackie Hudson
Sister Jacqueline Marie "Jackie" Hudson, O.P. (November 19, 1934 – August 3, 2011) was an American Dominican nun and anti-nuclear activist. She spent the first 29 years of her working career as a...
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William Sloane Coffin
William Sloane Coffin, Jr. (June 1, 1924 – April 12, 2006) was an American Christian clergyman and long-time peace activist. He was ordained in the Presbyterian church and later received ministerial ...
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Dagmar Wilson
Dagmar Searchinger Wilson (January 25, 1916 – January 6, 2011) was an American anti-nuclear testing activist, artist, and illustrator of children's books for Whitman's Children's Books.Born in M...
Frances Crowe
Frances Crowe (b. March 15, 1919) is an American peace activist and pacifist from the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts.
Crowe was born in Carthage, Missouri. She holds degrees from Stephens...
Plowshares Movement
The Plowshares Movement is an anti-nuclear weapons and (mostly) Christian pacifist movement that advocates active resistance to war. The group often practices a form of symbolic protest that involves ...
Joseph Cirincione
Joseph Cirincione (born November 13, 1949) is the President of the Ploughshares Fund, a public grant-making foundation focused on nuclear weapons policy and conflict resolution. He was appointed to th...
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Macy Morse
Macy Morse (January 25, 1921 – ) is an American non-violent peace activist, and anti-nuclear activist.
Macy Elkins was born in Molalla, Oregon, a Pacific Northwest logging town. She is the great-g...
Norman Mayer
Norman David Mayer (March 31, 1916 – December 9, 1982) was an American anti-nuclear weapons activist who was shot and killed by the United States Park Police after threatening to blow up the Washingto...
John Aristotle Phillips
John Aristotle Phillips is a U.S. entrepreneur specializing in political campaigns who became famous for attempting to design a nuclear weapon while a student.
Phillips was born in August 1955 to ...