Nuclear Weapons Freeze Campaign Collected Records
Collection includes printed correspondence, flyers, newsletters, booklets.
- Majority of material found within 1981-1987
Language of Material
Materials are in English.
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research without restrictions.
Biographical / Historical
Nuclear Weapons Freeze Campaign; also known as "The Freeze"; the Nuclear Weapons Freeze Campaign began in 1981 with the purpose of pressuring governments to stop the nuclear arms build-up. The campaign was initiated by Randall Forsberg's call to "freeze and reverse the nuclear arms race." Many SANE leaders participated in its creation, which was a grassroots-based confederation of groups spanning the country; its goal was to have the U.S. and the Soviet Union to simultaneously adopt a mutual freeze on the testing, production, and deployment of nuclear weapons and of missiles, as well as new aircraft designed primarily to deliver nuclear weapons. The organization Peace Action was formed in 1987 through the merger of the Committee for a SANE Nuclear Policy and the Nuclear Weapons Freeze Campaign.
0.29 Linear Feet (3.5 linear inches.)
The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the records of this organization.
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