LawrenceS. Wittner

Lawrence Wittner received his Ph.D. in History from Columbia University (1967), and has taught since then at Hampton Institute, Vassar College, Japanese universities (under the Fulbright program), and at the State University of New York/Albany. He is currently Professor of History emeritus at SUNY/Albany.

Areas of Expertise:
History of peace and nuclear disarmament movements; history of U.S. foreign and military policy; international history; nuclear arms control and disarmament

Publications:
-Rebels Against War
-Cold War America
-American Intervention in Greece, -1943-1949
-One World or None
-Resisting the Bomb
-Toward Nuclear Abolition
-Confronting the Bomb
-Working for Peace and Justice
-(editor) MacArthur
-(associate editor) Biographical Dictionary of Modern Peace Leaders
-(editor) Peace/Mir
-(co-editor) Peace Action
-and over 250 articles and book reviews


The Day I First Picketed the White House?and Why It Wasn’t a Bad Idea

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“The reckless threats of nuclear war flung back and forth between the North Korean and U.S. governments remind me of an event in which I participated back in the fall of 1961, when I was a senior at Columbia College…”

Lawrence Wittner
Published in: History News Network, War is a Crime, Huffington Post, Al-Ayham Saleh Aggregator, Baltimore Nonviolence Center, Sierra County Prospect, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, Antiwar
Date: November 5,7,8,2017
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Should Limiting North Korea’s Nuclear Ambitions Be the Responsibility of the U.S. Government?

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“In recent months, advances in the North Korean government’s nuclear weapons program have led to a sharp confrontation between the government leaders…”

Lawrence Wittner
Published in: Daily Koss, Huffington Post, War is a Crime, Common Dreams, Counterpunch, My Journal Courier, The Sunburg News, Z Net, Sierra County Prospect, Gilmer Free Press, Citizens for Global Solutions
Date: October 8,9,10,11,12,16,25,27,2017
878 Words

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A Negotiated Curbing of North Korea’s Nuclear Capabilities Is Good, But Not Good Enough

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“The North Korean government’s progress toward developing a long-range nuclear weapons capability, accompanied by bellicose pronouncements, has been alarming enough…”

Lawrence S. Wittner
Published in: Huffington Post, War is a Crime, My Journal Courier, Common Dreams, Antiwar, History News Network, The Sunburg News, Gilmer Free Press, Sierra County Prospect
Date: October 12,20,25,2017
878 Words

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