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Council for a Livable World

ORGANIZATION

"A Washington, D.C.-based non-profit, non-partisan advocacy organization dedicated to reducing the danger of nuclear weapons". Founded 1962 by Leo Szilard, atomic physicist.

Official Website:
http://www.clw.org/

Founding Date:
1962

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Hans Bethe
Physicist
2-Jul-1906 6-Mar-2005 Atomic scientist
Julian Bond
Activist
14-Jan-1940   NAACP Chairman, 1998-2010
Susan Clark
Actor
8-Mar-1940   Katherine Papadapolis on Webster
John Densmore
Drummer
1-Dec-1944   Drummer for The Doors
Robert Drinan
Politician
15-Nov-1920 28-Jan-2007 Jesuit priest, Massachusetts Congressman
John Kenneth Galbraith
Economist
15-Oct-1908 29-Apr-2006 Modern economics renegade
Dudley R. Herschbach
Chemist
18-Jun-1932   Crossed molecular beam experiments
Douglas Hofstadter
Author
15-Feb-1945   Godel, Escher, Bach
Charles Kimbrough
Actor
23-May-1936   Jim Dial on Murphy Brown
Leon M. Lederman
Physicist
15-Jul-1922   Researcher of neutrinos
Tom Lehrer
Comic
9-Apr-1928   Comedic songwriter
Edward B. Lewis
Scientist
20-May-1918 21-Jul-2004 Drosophila researcher, Nobel laureate
Ellen Malcolm
Activist
c. 1947   Founder, EMILY's List
Claiborne Pell
Politician
22-Nov-1918 1-Jan-2009 US Senator from Rhode Island, 1961-97
Carl Sagan
Astronomer
9-Nov-1934 20-Dec-1996 Popular astronomer, host of Cosmos
Adele Simmons
Administrator
21-Jun-1941   President, MacArthur Foundation, 1989-99
Alan D. Solomont
Business
1957   DNC National Finance Chairman, 1997
Lyman Spitzer, Jr.
Astronomer
26-Jun-1914 31-Mar-1997 Father of space telescopes
Leo Szilard
Physicist
11-Feb-1898 30-May-1964 Nuclear chain reaction


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