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 “Merchants of Death” Survive and Prosper

“During the mid-1930s, a best-selling exposé of the international arms trade, combined with a U.S. Congressional investigation of munitions-makers…”

Lawrence Wittner
Published in: Bainbridge Island Review, The Smirking Chimp, War is a Crime, Huffington Post, Common Dreams, History News Network, Straight Line Logic Blog, Sierra County Prospect, Gilmer Free Press
Date: December 31,2017,January 1,2,13,2018
1075 Words

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Should We Pay the Staggering Economic and Human Costs of Nuclear Weapons?

“This October, the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) reported that its estimate of the cost for the planned “modernization”…”

Lawrence Wittner
Published in: Daily Kos, Huffington Post, War is a Crime, History News Network, Z Net, Sierra County Prospect, The PeaceWorker, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War
Date: December 10,11,26,2017 January 6,2018
793 Words

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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
791 Words

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