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Nobel voices for disarmament : 1901-2001

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  • Creator [created, written and produced by David Tarnow]
  • Format Sound Recordings
  • Contributors
  • Publication Washington, DC : Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, [2007] ℗2007
  • Physical Details
    • 1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet
  • OCLC ocn689529121, ocn181157284
  • Credits
    • Narrated by Michael Douglas

Notes

  • Title from container spine.
  • Produced in collaboration with the United Nations.
  • "Solo violin: Vocalise #1 from Suite hebraique (Murray Adaskin), performed by Jacques Israelievich"--p. 5, program notes.
  • Program notes (27 p.) inserted in container.

Contents

  • 1. Introduction. Michael Douglas, a United Nations Messenger of Peace (2:18) ; Gunnar Jahn, Norwegian Nobel Committee chair (0:35) ; Philip Noel-Baker, author and peace activist (3:29) -- 2. Joseph Rotblat and the arms race. Joseph Rotblat, nuclear physicist (4:56 ; 4:46) ; Michael Douglas reads from the Russell-Einstein manifesto (2:07) ; Joseph Rotblat (2:38) -- 3. The International Committee Red Cross. Michael Douglas reads from the Red Cross mission statement (0:33) ; Peter Herby, coordinator of the Mines-Arms Unit (1:32 ; 1:09) ; Michael Douglas reads from the 1925 Geneva protocol (1:40) -- 4. International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War. Bernard Lown, American cardiologist and co-founder of IPPNW (1:36) ; Philip Noel Baker (1:03) ; Bernard Lown (2:12) ; Michael Douglas reads from the New England journal of medicine (2:50) ; Bernard Lown (3:42 ; 2:30) ; Yevgeny Chazov, Russian cardiologist and co-founder of IPPNW (2:08) ; Bernard Lown (1:40) ; Yevgeny Chazov (0:44) ; Michael Douglas reads from the 1987 INF treaty (1:03) -- 5. Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Felicity Hill, director of the U.N. Office of WILPF (1:26) ; Edith Ballantyne, Secretary-General of WILPF (0:53) ; Felicity Hill (1:04) ; Jane Addams, founding president of WILPF (0:28) ; Felicity Hill (0:48) -- 6. The unwitting victims. Seán MacBride, president of the International Peace Bureau (2:37) ; Michael Douglas reads a landmine statistic (0:06) ; Jody Williams, coordinator, International Campaign to Ban Landmines (2:06) ; Bill Clinton, 42nd President of the United States (0:43) ; Kofi Annan, former Secretary-General of the United Nations (1:48) -- 7. The future of disarmament. Alva Reimer Myrdal, Swedish diplomat and author (1:08) ; Michael Douglas reads from The game of disarmament (1:12) ; Linus Pauling, American scientist, author, and peace activist (2:16) ; John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the United States (2:24) ; Alfonso García Robles, Mexican diplomat and United Nations official (0:58) -- 8. Conclusion. Gunnar Berge, Norwegian Nobel Committee chair (1:00) ; Kofi Annan (0:58) ; Michael Douglas reads closing credits (0:52)
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