U.S. Campaign to Free Mordechai Vanunu records, 1992-2005

U.S. Campaign to Free Mordechai Vanunu

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  • Format Mixed Materials
  • Physical Details
    • 4.0 c.f
    • 0.4 c.f. of photographs
    • 7 videorecordings, and
    • 5 tape recordings
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Summary

  • Records, 1992-2005, of the U.S. Campaign to Free Mordechai Vanunu including correspondence, press releases, campaign notes, photographs, audio cassettes and video recordings. While working as an Israeli nuclear technician, Vanunu disclosed information about the Israeli's nuclear weapons program to the press and was tried for treason in Israeli courts, convicted and served 18 years in prison. The documentation of the campaign includes both background material on the campaign's creation under the leadership of Sam Day Jr. until his 2001 death and 2005 closing under Jack and Felice Cohen upon the release of Vanunu. Organizational records include the I Spy journal issues, correspondence with international activists, notes on the campaign's transition from Madison, Wisconsin to Tucson, Arizona. Photographs include demonstrations outside the prison, at the Israeli embassies, and The Quilt Story Photograph Album documenting the campaign's Boise Peace Quilters Presenters' program and creation of their quilt. Also included in the collection are artifacts used during campaigns by activists including a T-shirt, pin and the Boise Peace Quilters' quilt.
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