Better World Society

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Better World Society

"Mr. Gorbachev and Mr. Reagan in alliance with a liberal political-action group known as the Better World Society? That is the image presented in a new commercial supporting the arms control treaty signed by the leaders last week [in 1987]...

"Better World Society, which was founded by a group including Ted Turner, chairman of Turner Broadcasting, and Jean Michel Cousteau, son of Jacques Cousteau, the French marine explorer." [1]

Wangari Muta Maathai received the 1986 Better World Society Award. [2] (For video on 1987 awards see.)

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  1. Washington Talk: Briefing; An Unusual Alliance, New York Times, accessed August 28, 2008.
  2. Wangari Muta Maathai, Canopy, accessed August 28, 2008.