Ellen Barfield, of Veterans for Peace and the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom Julia Ward Howe abolitionist mothers’ day calling for women to rise up to abolish war in the 1870, how Howe evolved from the author of the Battle Hymn of the Republic to antiwar leader, Barfield’s upcoming court appearance for harassing John McCain’s office in February and the upcoming “10,000 Mom March” against the war.
MP3 here. (15:13)
Ellen Barfield is the National Vice President of Veterans for Peace and a full-time peace and justice activist. She served in the U.S. Army from 1977-1981. She is also a member of the national boards of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), the War Resister’s League, and the School of the Americas Watch.[audio:http://dissentradio.com/charles/awellenbarfield051007.mp3]