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Battle Hymn of the Pacifist Mom

Professor Cynthia Wachtell on Julia Ward Howe’s Mother’s Day Proclamation Last week, I received an email message from the Ploughshares Fund, a nuclear disarmament advocacy foundation, asking, “What does Mother’s Day Mean to You?” Suspecting that the correct answer was something other than a dozen roses and a box of chocolates, I read on: Over the

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