Barbara Avedon


Barbara Avedon (née Hammer) born New York, NY June 14, 1925 (d. 1994). American TV writer. Initiated Another Mother for Peace movement opposing Vietnam War, 1967.


[F]ifteen friends met at our house to discuss ‘doing something’ about the war in Vietnam. We wanted to do something that would communicate our horror and disgust to our elected representatives in one concerted action.” (Feb. 8, 1967, in “War is Not Healthy”, Age of Reason, Feb. 28, 2008; photo