Peace Works by David Cortright
The Citizen's Role in Ending the Cold War

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The book argues that citizen peace activists played a significant role in ending the Cold War, and that grassroots social movements have the power to shape the development of history. "Peace Works" shows how, when and where public opinion and US policy were influenced by the actions and ideas of the peace movement. Special anecdotes and personal stories are included and there are insider accounts and unpublished sources on the remarkable events of the late 1980s, including Reykjavik, Rian-Contra and the fall of the Berlin Wall.

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Published December 1, 1993 by Westview Pr (Short Disc). 288 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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The author, former executive director of SANE, offers a boosterish argument that ordinary citizens played a significant role in ending the Cold War. He challenges the theory that the collapse of the S

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