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Helen Caldicott

StoryOctober 10, 1996
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Helen Caldicott

Australian physician, author, and anti-nuclear advocate who has founded several associations dedicated to opposing the use of nuclear power and military action in general.


Helen Caldicott is an Australian doctor who in the 1970s became a leader in the anti-nuclear movement through two groups she founded: Physicians for Social Responsibility and Women’s Action for Nuclear Disarmament. Caldicott has written a new memoir about the impact of activism on her her life. It’s called A Desperate Passion: An Autobiography.


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