Irving Stolberg

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Irving Stolberg was a prominent member of the Connecticut State Legislature and for several years Speaker of this body.

World Peace Council

Ron Dellums was associated with the Soviet front World Peace Council.

The first official World Peace Council conference[1]in the U.S. was the Dialogue on Disarmament and Detente held January 25-27, 1978, in Washington, DC.

It was sponsored by a small committee including and World Peace Council Presidium member Communist Party USA functionary and Amalgamated Meatcutters Union vice-president Abe Feinglass.

Attendees included Katherine Camp, International President of the Women's International League for Peace & Freedom, Rep. Ron Dellums, International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers president William Winpisinger, Edith Villastrigo, legislative director of Women Strike for Peace, Connecticut State Representative Irving Stolberg and Illinois State Representative Peggy Martin Smith.

A luncheon was held to honor World Peace Council president Romesh Chandra that was attendedby California Congressmen Philip Burton, Don Edwards, Dellums and New York rep. Charles Rangel.

US Peace Council

As at March, 1982, the following took active roles in the Communist Party USA initiated U.S. Peace Council - founding, speaking or listed as workshop leaders:[2]



  1. Information Digest Vol XI #4 2/24/78, pp.62-65
  2. War Called Peace