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A New Book: A Quaker’s Life in Our “Interesting,” Tumultuous Times

Emma Lapsansky-Werner and Chuck Fager at the Quaker History Roundtable, summer of 2017

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For Memorial Day: A Book From The Other “Front Line” Of Our Wars

Cornell-inside-SM-01-16-2010For several years I frequently visited Camp Lejeune, the large Marine base on the North Carolina coast, about three hours east of where I lived.

I went because they had a brig — a jail — and several of the troops I had worked with as resisters to war served time in it. I went to visit as often as I could.

Above is a photo of the gate there from which prisoners are released; the man just about to emerge is Clifford Cornell, a GI resister who was released in January, 2010.

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