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    • Kingman, Spencer

    • A student at UVU, he started a group called “On the Ground Columbia”, which was active against the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and he has worked with Quakers, the green Party, Socialists, and anarchists.
    • 2009-04-29
    • Pendell, Ann

    • Ann Pendell, as a member of Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, worked against the MX Missile program in Utah, as well as participating in a number of peace demonstrations and marches. Her focus is to educate the public about...
    • 2007-01-08
    • Key, Jeff

    • As a young man growing up in Alabama, Jeff Key witnessed racism, discrimination, and cruelty. He talks about how that influenced him and contributed to his desire to be a Marine. Key is gay, served in Iraq, has struggled with alcohol,...
    • 2008-03-21
    • Easterling, Ana

    • As part of a Quaker family and community, Ana was raised on ideals of peace, community and equality. Active early in life, at Logan High School she started a Gay-Straight Alliance and organized a class walk-out to protest the Iraq War.
    • 2010-05-11
    • Sanders, Ashley

    • Ashley worked for the first Ralph Nader campaign for president. She became concerned about the air pollution, gridlock, and urban sprawl in Salt Lake City and has vowed to help find solutions.
    • 2008-08-06
    • Tapscott, Bangs

    • Bangs Tapscott is a retired professor of philosophy at the University of Utah. He helped found the utah Peace and Freedom Party, and worked with others such as Earl Jones, Peter Appleby, and Bruce Phillips to oppose the Vietnam War and to work for...
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    • Guy, Barbara

    • Barb Guy's initial exposure to activism came in 1980, when working for the Cosmic Aeroplane, a bookstore and theater (The Blue Mouse). KRCL Community Radio was next door, which was a hotbed for discussion and activism against Ronald Reagan,...
    • 2008-03-03
    • Philips, Bonnie

    • Bonnie Phillips owns the Phillips Gallery with her husband Dennis, and talks about how the gallery has been a gathering place for almost 50 years for peace and justice activists and planning groups. She is involved in the Golden Rule Project,...
    • 2007-03-28
    • Jarvis, Boyer

    • Boyer Jarvis is active in the anti-nuclear testing and proliferation movement and in promoting peace and equal rights. In 1986 he was instrumental in making it possible for The Great Peace March to enter and cross Utah by negotiating with state...
    • 2006-12-05
    • Phillips, Bruce (Utah)

    • Bruce (Utah) Phillips was a folk singer and political activist. As a veteran of the Korean War, he protested the Vietnam War, and stayed active politically as an agitator for peace from then on. He even ran for the U.S. Senate as a candidate of...
    • 2006-05-15
    • Landesman, Bruce

    • Bruce Landesman is a faculty member in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Utah. His initial political engagement, first in civil rights, and then in the anti-Vietnam War movement, began when he was a graduate student at the...
    • 2006-09-12
    • Hitz, Carla

    • Carla Hitz has a son, a Black Hawk helicopter pilot, who has been deployed to Iraq twice. Although she is against the war in Iraq, her non-profit organization, Operation We Love Our Soldiers, which sends care packages, letters of support, and...
    • 2007-09-17
    • Garland, Cecil

    • Cecil Garland has been an amazing steward and protector of undeveloped wilderness land throughout his life through the National Wilderness Preservation System. Cecil became a Utah hero when he stood up for saving the wilderness at a 1980 MX...
    • 2008-08-06
    • England, Charlotte

    • Charlotte England talks about her experiences as an activist for peace. She and her late husband, Dr. Eugene England, have been involved in peace and justice related activities since the early days of their marriage, from saving an old...
    • 2007-11-16

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