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Friends Committee on National Legislation Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-047
Abstract

A Quaker lobbying group established in 1943 to bring conscience and spiritual values to the political process in Washington; it grew out of the work of the Friends War Problems Committee in 1940.

Dates: 1943-

Turn Toward Peace Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Turn Toward Peace
Overview Turn Toward Peace was founded in 1961 as a cooperative national effort of about 60 peace and liberal internationalist organizations; Norman Thomas was Chairman of TTP, and Robert Gilmore was the Executive Director. There eventually were offices in several large cities and 38 national organizations were affiliated with the organization. But by 1963, serious discord divided TTP and several years later a group split off to became the World Without War Council; some regional offices retained the...
Dates: 1961-1970

World Without War Council Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-World Without War Council
Abstract

Turn Toward Peace attempted to coordinate the efforts of peace organizations for more effective action in the 1960s. World Without War Council was chosen as the group's new name in 1967 to help clarify that it was a council made up of iany organizations set up to work for long-term change.

Dates: 1966-1983

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