Alice Franklin Bryant


Alice Franklin Bryant born Fredericktown, MO May 1, 1899 (d. 1977). Lifelong peace activist; human rights advocate; critic of Cold War; early public opponent of Vietnam War; ran against Senator Scoop Jackson’s militarist policies 1958, 1964 on slogan "Military strength will not win world peace."; teacher in Philippines 1927 imprisoned by Japanese 2½ years 1941; forgave Japan 1946; WILPF, Fellowship of Reconciliation, Friends Service Committee; children’s writer.


"Wild horses couldn't stop me working for peace." (Tributes to Peacemakers of Seattle First Baptist Church)