Dr. Helen Caldicott

Nuclear Weapons: Can They be Abolished?
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Nobel Peace Prize Nominee Dr. Helen Caldicott, known as the world’s foremost anti-nuclear activist, will speak about whether nuclear disarmament is achievable.

Dr. Caldicott is author of The New Nuclear Danger, Nuclear Power is Not the Answer, and Crisis  Without End, among others. She has devoted the last forty-five years to an international campaign to educate the public about the medical hazards of the nuclear age and the necessary changes in human behavior to stop environmental destruction.

A book sale and signing follows the program.

Co-sponsors: Coalition for Nuclear Disarmament, which includes the War and Law League (WALL); Ecumenical Peace Institute/CALC; Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists, Peace & Justice; American Friends Service Committee; Shomer Shalom Network for Jewish Nonviolence; Western States Legal Foundation; East Bay Peace Action; Veterans for Peace, Chapter 69; Mt. Diablo Peace & Justice; Code Pink; World Beyond War; Tri-Valley CAREs; Physicians for Social Responsibility, SF Bay Area Chapter; Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), East Bay and SF Chapters.

The Koret Auditorium is wheelchair-accessible.

Admission is free.

This is a Green Stacks event sponsored by the San Francisco Department of the Environment.

This is a Politics & Current Affairs program. The views and opinions expressed in programs presented by groups unaffiliated with SFPL do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of SFPL or the City.

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