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“The Automated Air War” slideshow was released in 1972. It was the first slideshow of its kind, showing a new kind of war.

The slideshow was published in two forms: as a set of 140 35-mm slides and as a 140-frame filmstrip. Both were accompanied by a script and a packet of 140 footnotes that documented sources.

These documents are available in the AFSC Archives.


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“Acceptable Risk? The Nuclear Age in the United States” was published in 1980 to educate viewers about the hazards of nuclear technology. It features scientists, experts from government and military, and survivors of Hiroshima.

The slideshow was accompanied by two volumes of documentation, as well as a study/action guide that guides readers on how to research nuclear dangers in their own communities.

These documents are available in the AFSC Archives.

MSNBC's All In with Chris Hayes talks with AFSC's Raed Jarrar.

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Analysis and insights into the fast-moving events in Iraq and Syria. Also watch: MSNBC's All In with Chris Hayes talks with AFSC's Raed Jarrar.

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Addy Simwerayi, intern with AFSC in New Hampshire, talks about how bird-dogging works.

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In this interview, the Healing Justice Program Director Laura Magnani discusses the book she co-authored called Beyond Prisons: A New Interfaith Paradigm for Our Failed Prison System.

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AFSC's Pedro Rios tells the story of Anastasio Hernandez Rojas, who lost his life as a result of the Border Patrol culture of violence. As part of AFSC’s work in California, Pedro has supported and accompanied family members of Anastasio and others lost to border violence.

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In 2010, Border Patrol agents beat and shocked Anastasio Hernandez Rojas with a stun gun at the San Ysidro port of entry near San Diego, California. He died three days later. An autopsy report ruled his death a homicide, with hypertension and methamphetamines as contributing factors. Rojas had been deported a few months earlier and was apprehended when he tried to rejoin his family.

His wife, Maria Puga, told her story to Human Rights Watch.

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Learning from our FY2014 Central Office Funded Fellows and Interns

In FY2014, three Central-Office Funded Fellows began working in Bay Area, East Jerusalem, and Washington, D.C. and seven Central Office Funded Interns began working in  North Carolina, Michigan, Western Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Bujumbura, and San Francisco. 

  • Yoxeli’s efforts in the Bay Area to lift the voices of migrant youth into the immigration debate
  • Elisha’s work in East Jerusalem to raise awareness about the costs of militarization in Israel.
  • Jasveen’s research and networking in Washington D.C to promote the Shared Security concept with like-minded organizations.
  • Ron’s  actions connecting free-world people with people serving long, and sometimes life sentences.
  • Addy’s push to bring bird-dogging style activism to the 2016 Presidential campaign.
  • Alli’s steps to build a Social Justice Academy in Western Massachusetts.
  • Eliane’s communications and collaborations for peace building in Burundi.  

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