Exhibit: Women Who Dared
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Shelley Morhaim
Filmmaker and Environmental Activist

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[Beyond War] was basically an anti-nuclear war group when we first heard about it, I guess in 1983... What they were saying was that nuclear weapons had made war obsolete - that whatever you wanted to say about war, that it was actually useful occasionally in the past to settle conflicts, [now] it's no longer useful because there is always this possibility of total destruction. Therefore if you start [to think] really, it's not just nuclear war, it's not just chemical war, it's war, it's violence and if you say violence is not a viable way to resolve conflict, that's a pretty extreme statement. You know we heard that presentation and we couldn't get it out of our heads, and every so often Dan or I would say, 'You remember that thing we saw, maybe we should find out more about that group.

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