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Eleanor Roosevelt and the Anti-Nuclear Movement

The Voice of Conscience

  • Dario Fazzi

Part of the The World of the Roosevelts book series (WOOROO)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
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  3. Dario Fazzi
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  9. Back Matter
    Pages 197-202

About this book

Introduction

This book explores Eleanor Roosevelt’s involvement in the global campaign for nuclear disarmament. Based on an extensive multi-archival research, it assesses her overall contribution to the global anti-nuclear campaign of the early cold war and shows how she constantly tried to raise awareness of the real hazards of nuclear testing. She strove to educate the general public about the implications of the nuclear arms race and, in doing so, she became for many a trustworthy anti-nuclear leader and a reliable voice of conscience.​

Keywords

The Cold War and anti-nuclear movements containment doctrine post-war U.S. national security policy U.S.-European relations in the 20th century atomic arsenals and security measures

Authors and affiliations

  • Dario Fazzi
    • 1
  1. 1.Roosevelt Study CenterMiddelburgThe Netherlands

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-32182-0
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2016
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
  • eBook Packages History
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-32181-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-32182-0
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