Committee of 100


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politics Ann Oakley
By her late teens she herself was a socialist. She was a member of Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND), and later of the associated Committee of 100 .
Oakley, Ann. Taking It like a Woman. Flamingo.
politics Pat Arrowsmith
PA worked as an organizer for the Direct Action Committee Against Nuclear War , the Committee of 100 and the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND).
Who’s Who. Adam and Charles Black.
politics Pat Arrowsmith
The Direct Action Committee Against Nuclear War (DAC) was a smaller forerunner of CND (founded in 1957) and specialized in civil disobedience.
“100 years of action for peace. A Peace Pledge Union Project”. PPU (Peace Pledge Union) Information.
The Committee of 100 (not the only organization to bear this name in...
politics Shelagh Delaney
SD was arrested (along with John Osborne and Vanessa Redgrave ) when she took part in an anti-nuclear demonstration at Trafalgar Square with the Committee of 100 .
“Contemporary Authors”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Centre-LRC.
“Dictionary of Literary Biography online”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Center-LRC.
politics Doris Lessing
She became a regular on these annual Easter anti-nuclear marches.
Diski, Jenny. “What to call her?”. London Review of Books, Vol.
, No. 18, pp. 11-13.
She was also involved with Quakers and others in setting up the anti-war group called the Committee of 100 .
Norton-Taylor, Richard. “MI5 spied on Doris Lessing for 20 years, declassified documents reveal”. theguardian.
Having become a radical...


11 May 1963: The Committee of 100 (a disarmament group...

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11 May 1963

The Committee of 100 (a disarmament group with which Pat Arrowsmith was associated, offshoot of CND ) held a demonstration at the RAF base at Marham in Norfolk.


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