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Peace Action

ORGANIZATION

Founded 1987 by the merger of Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy with the Nuclear Weapons Freeze Campaign ("The Freeze"), becoming SANE/Freeze. It was renamed to Peace Action in 1993. Membership about 90,000.

Official Website:
http://www.peace-action.org/

Founding Date:
1987

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jane Alexander
Actor
28-Oct-1939   The Ring
Noam Chomsky
Linguist
7-Dec-1928   Linguist, dissident intellectual
William Sloane Coffin
Activist
1-Jun-1924 12-Apr-2006 Civilly disobedient chaplain
Matt Damon
Actor
8-Oct-1970   Good Will Hunting
Ruby Dee
Actor
27-Oct-1924   The Jackie Robinson Story
Mike Farrell
Actor
6-Feb-1939   BJ Hunnicutt on M*A*S*H
Michio Kaku
Physicist
24-Jan-1947   String Theory
Dennis Kucinich
Politician
8-Oct-1946   Congressman, Ohio 10th
Barbara Lee
Politician
16-Jul-1946   Anti-war Congresswoman, California 9th
Cynthia McKinney
Politician
17-Mar-1955   Congresswoman from Georgia, 1993-2003 and 2005-07
Albert Schweitzer
Activist
14-Jan-1875 4-Sep-1965 Humanitarian and theologian
Pete Seeger
Singer/Songwriter
3-May-1919   We Shall Overcome
Martin Sheen
Actor
3-Aug-1940   The West Wing
Eleanor Smeal
Activist
30-Jul-1939   Founder, Feminist Majority Foundation
Alice Walker
Author
9-Feb-1944   The Color Purple
Cora Weiss
Activist
?   Samuel Rubin Foundation


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