Cashmere Public Library book talk

Cashmere Public Library book talk

Memoirist Betsy Bell presents the story of her family and thirty others who traveled to the USSR at the height of the Cold War to deliver a peace letter to the citizens of Seattle’s Sister City, Tashkent. The response of people in Washington State to the imminent threat of nuclear war in 1982 is as …

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Village Books, Fairhaven (Bellingham) Sept 22

Village Books, Fairhaven (Bellingham) Sept 22

Betsy Bell will read and sign books at the Village Books lower level author presentation room, Sunday afternoon, Sept 22nd at 4 p.m. Come early to get a seat. Wear your anti-nuclear, anti-war shirts. Get inspired to take action to stop the New Cold War. Learn about current efforts in Washington state to curb the …

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WANW monthly meeting

WANW monthly meeting

Become part of the solution to ending the threat of nuclear war.

Cashmere Pubic Library talk

Cashmere Pubic Library talk

Local librarians Lisa and Leah in Cashmere, WA have enthsiastically scheduled a talk about Open Borders, 1 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 23rd. I’ll be reading from my memoir and talking about the ways in which people in eastern Washington’s central Valley responded to the threat of nuclear destruction at the height of the Cold War, …

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Russian nuclear scientists dead

Russian nuclear scientists dead

As the nuclear weapons treaties keeping us “safe” for the past decades’ time-out for various reasons (presidential withdrawal, end-dates, non-renewal), the new Cold War escalates at a frightening pace. The most recent price for this escalation has just been paid in the deaths of nuclear scientists and ordinary citizens in Russia. Who is next? When …

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WANW montly meeting

WANW montly meeting

Washington Against Nuclear Weapons coalition of organizations and individuals working to end the threat of nuclear weapons meets every 3rd Thursday at La Casa de La Raza, from 2 to 3:30. Please contact Carly Brook for updated information if you would like to participate. Carly@wpsr.org. JOIN US to help end the threat of nuclear war.

WANW monthly meeting

WANW monthly meeting

Washington Against Nuclear Weapons coalition of organizations and individuals working to end the threat of nuclear weapons meets every 3rd Thursday at La Casa de La Raza, from 2 to 3:30. Please contact Carly Brook for updated information if you would like to participate. Carly@wpsr.org. La Casa de la Raza is located at 2524 16th …

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US Military budget

US Military budget

Dear WANW Coalition, Last week the House passed the National Defense Authorization Act. $733 Billion dollars for military spending. This reveals a culture that normalizes violence and war and a country that will use militarism to protect its interests abroad. However within this bill, there are many victories to claim, where Congress moved in the …

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Book Signings wake up call to nuclear war threat

Book Signings wake up call to nuclear war threat

With three presentations of Open Borders behind me and one more to go (Wednesday, Nov. 14th, 6 p.m. Homestreet Bank in West Seattle), it is clear these book signing are a wake up call to the nuclear war threat. Members of the audiences who are old enough to remember the doomsday predictions at the height …

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Open Borders book signings

Open Borders book signings

October 23rd, 6 – 8 p.m. University of Washington Bookstore, 4326 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105. Meet the author, Betsy Bell, and engage in a conversation about Citizen Diplomacy in the face of nuclear war in the 1980s. Joining her on a panel will be Prof. Eric Johnson of the UW history department and …

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