Falk, Richard A.
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Abstract The Committee of Liaison with Families of Servicemen Detained in North Vietnam was founded in 1969. Cora Weiss was the co-chair and director of the organization from 1969-1972. The Committee organized the exchange of letters and packages between families of prisoners of war in Vietnam and the POWs. The Committee played a significant role in providing information to the U.S. public about the POW situation and in the public debates about this issue. Other supporters and activists with the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1969-1973
Overview Cora Weiss is a peace and social justice leader and activist. She is a supporter of the United Nations, an early member of Women Strike for Peace, a leader in the anti-Vietnam war movement in the United States. In the 1970s Weiss was the director of the Riverside Church (New York, NY) Disarmament Program. Weiss was also active with SANE, SANE/Freeze, Peace Action, and The Hague Appeal for Peace. Weiss became president of the International Peace Bureau in 2000. She has always been active in...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1960-
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- Peace movements -- United States 1
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- Political prisoners -- Vietnam -- History -- Sources 1
- Prisoners of war -- Vietnam -- History -- Sources 1
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Civilian relief 1
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Missing in action -- History -- Sources 1
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Prisoners and prisons -- History -- Sources 1
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States 1
- War crimes -- Vietnam -- History -- Sources 1
- Women and peace 1
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