WVXU hosts antinuclear activist

Helen Caldicott discusses having a nuclear-free world by 2007 | October 4, 2002

Helen Caldicott, founder of the Nobel Prize-winning organization Physicians for Social Responsibility, is discussing how we can have a nuclear-free world by 2007 on the "Faith and Justice Forum" Sunday, Oct. 6, at 8:30 p.m. on WVXU (91.7 FM). Caldicott has spent the past 30 years educating the public about the medical hazards of the nuclear age and the changes needed in human behavior to stop environmental destruction. She's the founder the Women's Action for Nuclear Disarmament and is the president of The Nuclear Policy Research Institute organization. Among her achievements are 19 honorary degrees, five books and being personally nominated by Nobel Laureate Linus Pauling for the Nobel Peace Prize. Her most recent book, "The New Nuclear Danger: George Bush's Military Industrial Complex," talks about why the Pentagon continues to resist any real reduction in the American nuclear arsenal. For more information contact Ben Urmston, S.J., at 513 745-3320.