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Mainstream, VOL LX No 29, New Delhi, July 9, 2022

Bertrand Russell’s letter to Albert Einstein for signing on to the Russell-Einstein Manifesto

Friday 8 July 2022

On 5 April 1955, literature laureate Bertrand Russell wrote to physics laureate Albert Einstein to ask for his support in standing up against nuclear weapons. Einstein agreed, leading to the Russell-Einstein Manifesto, which the scientist signed just days before his death.

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