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James W. and Shelley Douglass Collected Papers


Held at: Swarthmore College Peace Collection [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore 19081-1399

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James W. Douglass; Jim Douglass; author, activist in peace, nonviolence and antinuclear causes; Christian (Roman Catholic) theologian born in 1937; with his wife, Shelley Douglass, founded the Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action near Seattle, Washington, and Mary's House, a Catholic Worker house in Birmingham, Alabama; author of works about the assassinations of Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, John F. Kennedy, and Robert F. Kennedy; went to Bosnia in 1994 in an effort to help organize an interfaith movement to stop bloodshed there.

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