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Honoring Jonathan Schell, 1943-2014 — Journalist, Truth Teller, Nuclear Abolitionist, June 12, New York | The Nation Institute

Jonathan Schell was the journalist who changed the way we think about war and peace in the Nuclear Age with his several books, countless articles, and commentary. For almost twenty years, he was the peace and disarmament correspondent at The Nation. At the time of Mr. Schell’s death he was the Lannan Fellow at The Nation Institute and the Doris M. Shaffer Fellow for many years prior to that. In the words of Katrina vanden Heuvel, “It is difficult to imagine The Nation without his thoughtful, humane, and powerful voice.”

Program

Katrina vanden Heuvel, Editor and Publisher of The Nation
Cora Weiss, UN Representative,International Peace Bureau
Rev. Galen Guengerich, Senior Minister at All Souls
Rev. Julie Johnson Staples, Interim Minister for Education at Riverside Church
Van Gosse, Former Organizing Director, Peace Action; Dept of History, Franklin & Marshall College
Guy Quinlan, Chair, All Souls Nuclear Disarmament Task Force
Alicia Godsberg, Executive Director, Peace Action NYS

Music

Singer Peter Yarrow and WaFoo, “Wind of Japan” Ensemble

Free and open to the public.

Sponsored by the Doris and Don Shaffer Memorial Lecture Series of Peace Action Fund of New York State, the All Souls Nuclear Disarmament and Peace and Justice Task Forces, Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office (UU/UNO), and The Nation Institute. Light refreshments will be served.

START: June 12, 2014 at 6:00 PM
END: June 12, 2014 at 8:00 PM
WHERE: United Church of All Souls
1157 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY

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