Claire Culhane


Claire Culhane (née Eglin) born Montreal, Canada September 2, 1918 (d. 1996). Nurse; leading Canadian opponent of VietnamWar in "Enough/Assez" campaign; established hospital in Vietnam 1967; 10-day fast for peace 1968; opposed Cold War and atomic bomb; prison abolitionist.


"Insist that they make every classroom a classroom for peace by teaching our children to respect and honor children of other countries, and not to be concerned only in the safety of our own people." (Brian Thorn, Peace & Change, p. 633, Oct. 2010; photo