Jerome Grossman

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Jerome Grossman, "chairman emeritus of Council for a Livable World served as Chairman of the Council from 1991 to 2006 and was executive director and President of both the Council and Council for a Livable World's Education Fund from 1980 - 1991.

"A writer, lecturer, radio commentator, activist and former businessman, Grossman received an A.B. from Harvard University in 1938. From 1944 to 1975, he owned and operated Massachusetts Envelopes Company, a producer of envelopes and related products. In 1969, he founded the Vietnam Moratorium Movement. He has been active in many political campaigns, serving as a member of the Democratic National Committee, chairman of the Robert F. Drinan for Congress campaign committee, and the key roles in the 1968 McCarthy for President campaign and the 1972 McGovern for President campaign. He toured the country in the nuclear weapons freeze campaign and chaired the Massachusetts Civil Liberties Union and was the founder of the Massachusetts Political Action for Peace. His main interest has always been the elimination of nuclear weapons.

"He currently lectures at several colleges and writes articles for numerous publications, including the New Republic, Nation Magazine, Boston Globe, Boston-Herald-American, Boston Phoenix, Jewish Advocate, Christian Science Monitor, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Los Angeles Times, Notre Dame Law School Journal, Chicago Tribune, Baltimore Sun, the Wellesley Townsman and others. He is the author of Relentless Liberal, published by Vantage Press in 1996." [1]

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  1. Jerome Grossman, Council for a Livable World, accessed April 19, 2010.