Franca Rame


Franca Rame born Parabiago, Lombardy, Italy July 18, 1928 (d. 2013). Radical Italian actress and playwright; Senator; opposed Vietnam War, Iraq War; co-wrote and acted play on Cindy Sheehan's opposition to war.


"Christ asks us to love our enemies and not discriminate on the basis of race or religion. . . He always insisted that any war was unjust and criminal." (Mother Courage: Cindy Sheehan's Diary, p. 5, 2005; photo