Jo Davidson

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Jo Davidson (March 30, 1883 – January 2, 1952) was an American sculptor of Russian-Jewish descent who was also was chairman of the Independent Citizens Committee of the Arts, Science, and Professions (which became the National Council of the Arts, Sciences, and Professions).[1]

Scientific and Cultural Conference for World Peace

Jo Davidson was a sponsor of the Scientific and Cultural Conference for World Peace which ran from March 25 - 27, 1949 in New York City. It was arranged by a Communist Party USA front organization known as the National Council of the Arts, Sciences, and Professions. The conference was a follow-up to a similar gathering, the strongly anti-America, pro-Soviet World Congress of Intellectuals which was held in Poland, August 25 - 28, 1948.[2]

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