Reunion in Pugwash

August 1982
National Review;8/6/1982, Vol. 34 Issue 15, p940
The article reports on the reunion of a group of 35 arms-control specialists, disarmament activists, and scientists which took place in Pugwash, Nova Scotia from July 16-18, 1982. The group gathered there to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the proceedings which were held there for the first time in 1957 and sponsored by industrialist Cyrus Eaton. The first conference and succeeding meetings helped lay the groundwork for the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty of 1963, the United Nations-sponsored treaty to ban the spread of nuclear weapons, and the 1969 convention outlawing biological weapons.


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