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1956 Jan. 5

World Peace Council

Letter from World Peace Council to W. E. B. Du Bois

Vienna - Asking Du Bois to write an article about Benjamin Franklin.

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1953 Oct. 28

World Peace Council

Statement by the scientists at the meeting of the World Council of Peace

Scientists present at the 1953 session of the world peace council, call for the prohibition of weapons of mass destruction.

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1955 Apr. 19

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Letter from World Council of Peace to W. E. B. Du Bois

Vienna (Austria) - Signed Jean Laffitte; thanking him for his letter on the stinted struggle for peace in the U.S. (mums312-b144-i304); describing approaches towards the Council's most sound initiatives and endeavors; requesting that he recommend "detailed proposals" for working with American peace activists; and that he constructively criticize the agenda for the May 22-29 meeting to tak... more

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1955 Feb.

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A great danger threatens the peoples

Vienna (Austria) - Describing military leaders' intentions to use nuclear weapons; outlining the disastrous effects of such action; citing from scientists' assessment of nuclear war's possible impact; noting public outcry against same; and urging recipients to join in the fight.

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1953 Apr. 30

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Letter from World Peace Council to W. E. B. Du Bois

The World Peace Council sends Du Bois their apologies concerning the circumstances which prevent him from attending their meeting; sends admiration for the work that Du Bois and his wife do on behalf of peace.

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1951 June 23

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Circular letter from World Peace Council to W. E. B. Du Bois

Prague (Czech Republic) - Signed Jean Laffitte, General Secretary; summarizing and justifying the accomplishments made and resolutions adopted at the Council's recent meetings in Warsaw and Berlin; announcing the date of the next meeting, to convene in Moscow and outlining the goals for that session; and hoping for recipients' continued participation and feedback.

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1955 Jan. 1

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Bulletin of the World Council of Peace, number 1

Prague (Czech Republic) - Describing the worldwide "peace-lovers'" meeting to take place in May 1955; expanding on "what the London and Paris agreements mean"; and summarizing other peace-toward events and activities underway around the globe.

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1951 Dec. 3

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List of French signatories

Paris (France) - List of the names, professions, and organizational affiliations of the French signatories to a certain "splendid letter" addressed to W. E. B. Du Bois and Elizabeth Moos (see also mums312-b135-i397).

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1953 Nov. 23

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A Message from the World Council of Peace to all organisations and personalities who desire a relaxation of international tension and the General Resolution of the World Council of Peace

Important scientific, religious, and political authorities are coming together in hopes of negotiation for peace; they seek to prohibit the use of weapons of mass extermination; introduces the 1953 resolution by the World Council of Peace. Announces that people are using the term "negotiation" to veil plans for prolonging the Cold War; calls for a conference between the Five Great Powe... more

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1952 Oct. 29

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Greeting from Paul Robeson and W. E. B. Du Bois to the people of Africa

Mentioning that peace and the stopping of war is the only way to uplift humans and to end colonialism, poverty, disease, and ignorance, and announcing the World Peace Congress in Vienna.

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