Russell, Bertrand, Manuscript, July 1955

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Description: 
"Statement by 8 eminent scientists & self ..."; notes for press conference to launch Russell-Einstein manifesto

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Case Study: 
“Remember your humanity, and forget the rest”: The Russell-Einstein Manifesto and the Pugwash Movement
Creator: 
Russell, Bertrand
Source: 
manuscript
Date: 
July 1955
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Contributer: 
McMaster University Libraries
Rights: 
Copyright, public domain: McMaster University owns the rights to the archival copy of the digital image in TIFF format.

Identifier: 
00001212
Language: 
eng
Type: 
image
Format: 
jpg
Transcript: 

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Statement by 8 eminent scientists & self, sayinglarge scale war disaster, perhaps end.
Genesis of statement: my broadcast 23.12.54
Appreciative letter Jol. Cur. [Joliot-Curie] 31.1.55
11.2.55 My letter to Einstein suggestingeminent men of science should dosomething dramatic on nuclear war.
16.2.55 Einstein agrees with every word.
25.2.55 Draft sent to E [Einstein]
4.3.55 E. [Einstein] suggested I shd. regard myself "as dictator of enterprise"
5.4.55 R [Russell] send draft, after consultations
11.4.55 E: [Einstein] "Gladly willing to sign your excellent statement". Letter received day of E's [Einstein] death.