"Nonviolence: a tactic and philosophy for social change"


David McReynolds



Streaming Media


Orderly social change in America: is it possible?


1 hour 25 minutes

Original Description

Old Main Auditorium


McReynolds, an anti-war and draft resistance activist, served on the staff of the War Resisters League from 1960 until his retirement in 1999. His pamphlet, The Philosophy of Nonviolence, gained McReynolds wide recognition as a proponent of pacifist-socialism.

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Nonviolence, Social change -- United States

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Reel to reel, 3.75 ips, dual


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