Peggy Duff


Peggy Duff (née Margaret Doreen Eames) born London, England February 8, 1910 (d. 1981). Peace organizer. Worked for postwar relief organization Save Europe Now, 1945-48; helped establish the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND), 1957; CND Organizing Secretary, 1957-1967. Organized Aldermaston Marches; voiced opposition to Vietnam War and Greek junta. Described by Noam Chomsky as, "One of the people who really changed modern history."


"Which is to be banned, the H-bomb or the human race?" (Lead banner in first Aldermaston March, 1958; photo Ken Garland