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"Peace Researcher" Issue On Owen Wilkes Online

Peace Researcher is the journal of the Anti-Bases Campaign. Number 31, October 2005, is a Special Issue, devoted to the late Owen Wilkes, who was a world renowned peace activist and a household name in New Zealand from the 1960s. Owen was a founder of ABC and the inspiration for Peace Researcher.


You can access Peace Researcher online at:

http://www.converge.org.nz/abc/prfront.html

The contents of this issue are:

Obituary – Owen Wilkes by Murray Horton
Christchurch Memorial Meeting for Owen Wilkes by Murray Horton
Owen - No Ordinary Man by May Bass
No One Could Tell Stories Like My Father by Koa Wilkes
Years Ahead of His Time by Pete Lusk
A Peace Researcher Without Peer by Kate Dewes
Not Like Anyone I Have Ever Known by Nils Petter Gleditsch
He Helped End 470 Years of Foreign Military Bases in The Philippines by Roland Simbulan
An Old Mate Remembers: Norway & New Zealand by Ross Brown
Obituary – Ray Butterfield by Bob Leonard

ENDS

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