You Don't Have to Buy War, Mrs. Smith

This film of an anti-Vietnam War speech by Bess Myerson Grant was produced by Another Mother for Peace and recorded at the May 9, 1970 World Mother’s… read more

This film of an anti-Vietnam War speech by Bess Myerson Grant was produced by Another Mother for Peace and recorded at the May 9, 1970 World Mother’s Day Assembly in San Francisco. Ms. Grant was the New York City consumer affairs commissioner at the time, and was the first Jewish Miss America in 1945. This film is presented courtesy of the Another Mother for Peace records, Swarthmore College Peace Collection. Another Mother for Peace was a non-profit organization founded in 1967 with the stated purpose: “to educate women to take an active role in eliminating war as a means of solving disputes between nations, people and ideologies.” They advocated for the creation of a Department of Peace and mailed thousands of anti-war post cards to members of Congress. close

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You Don't Have to Buy War, Mrs. Smith

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460328-1
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Vignette
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Vignette
Location:
San Francisco, California, United States
First Aired:
May 11, 2019 | 9:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
May 18, 2019 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • May 11, 2019 | 9:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 12, 2019 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 13, 2019 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 18, 2019 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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