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Gorgeous women…must see to believe! | Waging Nonviolence

Did I get your attention? While titles that draw attention to women’s physical features may summon most of the male population, a title like, Women, War and Peace was probably written off as a women-only television series. You know: “girl’s stuff” or women-as-victims drama. Over the past month, the U.S. Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) aired a fascinating series that showed ...

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Northampton’s Frances Crowe, at 91, still waging battle for peace

Western Mass. activist, 91, holds tight to liberal causes NORTHAMPTON — Authorities dragged the short woman with white hair out of her congressman’s Springfield office while she protested the Iraq war. She spent a month in federal prison after painting “Thou shalt not kill’’ on missile tubes of nuclear submarines in Connecticut. She has been arrested nine times for trespassing ...

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