Jerome Wiesner

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Jerome B. Wiesner

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

As of December 17, 1970, Wiesner served on the Board of Directors for The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists journal.[1]

Council for a Livable World

As at 1982, Jerome Wiesner served as a Director on the board of the Council for a Livable World. The Council was founded in 1962 by nuclear physicist Leo Szilard and other scientists. Its purpose is to campaign against the proliferation of nuclear weapons through lobbying and by supporting candidates who share their vision.[2]

American Committee on East-West Accord

As at March 10, 1982, Jerome Wiesner, past president, M.I.T., and Science Adviser to President Kennedy was a member of the American Committee on East-West Accord. The ACEWA, based in Washington, D.C., was a tax-exempt "independent educational organization", with the stated aim of "improving East/West relations, with special focus on U.S.-Soviet relations." Wiesner also endorsed the Kennedy-Hatfield Nuclear Freeze Resolution which was introduced in the Senate on March 10, 1982.[3]


  1. Letter from Managing Editor Richard S. Lewis to Professor Joshua Lederberg, Dec. 17, 1970]
  2. CLW website: Board
  3. East-West Outlook newsletter, March-April 1982, Vol. 5, No. 2