Pat Arrowsmith

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Pat Arrowsmith born Leamington Spa, England March 2, 1930. British author and poet. Peace activist with Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament; jailed 11 times, 1958-85. Organized first Aldermaston March, 1958; ran as peace candidate for Parliament, 1970, 1979. Sentenced to 18 months for leafleting soldiers against war in Northern Ireland, she appealed to European Human Rights Court.