Letter from Robert Hofstadter, Henry Taube, William Fowler, and George Wald to Marshall W. Nirenberg


Title:
Letter from Robert Hofstadter, Henry Taube, William Fowler, and George Wald to Marshall W. Nirenberg
Creator:
Taube, Henry
Fowler, William
Wald, George
Hofstadter, Robert, 1915-1990
Recipient:
Nirenberg, Marshall W.
Date:
6 September 1984
Description:
This recalls the statement signed by Albert Einstein, Bertrand Russell, and seven other Nobel laureates in 1955 renouncing thermonuclear weapons and promoting the establishment of peaceful means of settling international disputes. The authors ask Nirenberg to join a new statement, part of a five day conference involving more than one hundred environmental and peace organizations in Washington, D.C. The statement, an elaboration of the Einstein-Russell "Manifesto" of 1955, is included with the letter.
Location:
Box: 5. Folder: 4
Rights:
Reproduced with permission of Henry Taube.
Genre:
Letters (correspondence)
Format:
Text
Extent:
2 pages
Relation:
Policy and Action Statement for the Second Biennial Conference on the Fate of the Earth, 1984
Language:
English
Legacy ID:
JJBBRZ
NLM ID:
101584910X291
Profiles Collection:
The Marshall W. Nirenberg Papers
Story Section:
Beyond the Laboratory: Professional, Personal, and Political Life, 1967-2002