Therese Casgrain


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Thérèse Casgrain (née Forget) born Ste. Irenne-des-Bains, Quebec, Canada July 10, 1896 (d. 1981). Canadian anti-nuclear leader, founder of Voice of Women (VOW) 1960; arrested Paris for anti-nuclear protest; opposed US war in Vietnam and conscription in WWII.


"The only defence is peace." (quoted by Gordon Earle in Parliament, Oct. 7, 1998; photo