Council for a Livable World and Council for a Livable World Education Fund Collected Records
Held at: Swarthmore College Peace Collection [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore 19081-1399
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Council for a Livable World; CLW; founded in 1962 by nuclear physicist Leo Szilard; originally named Council for Abolishing War, the name was changed in December 1962 to Council for a Livable World; Washington, D.C.-based non-profit, non-partisan advocacy organization dedicated to reducing the danger of nuclear weapons and increasing national security; its mission is "to advocate for sensible national security policies and to help elect congressional candidates who support them." The Council for a Livable World Education Fund began ca. 1980? Its mission was to raise consciousness in schools and communities about arms control and ballistic missile issues.
The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the records of the Council for a Livable World or the Council for a Livable World Education Fund.
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