Norman Mailer

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Norman Mailer

Scientific and Cultural Conference for World Peace

Norman Mailer 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.[1]

Dissent Magazine

Dissent magazine was founded in 1954. Early personnel included[2];

Editorial Board:

Travers Clement, Lewis Coser, Irving Howe, Harold Orlans, Stanley Plastrik, Meyer Schapiro

1954 Contributing Editors:

Erich Fromm, Bert Hoselitz, Norman Mailer, Frank Marquart, A. J. Muste, George Woodcock

GI Civil Liberties Defense Committee

Circa 1969, Norman Mailer, writer, New York , was listed as a sponsor of the Socialist Workers Party led GI Civil Liberties Defense Committee .[3]

References

  1. Review of the Scientific and Cultural Conference for World Peace by the Committee on Un-American Activities, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., April 19, 1949
  2. http://dissentmagazine.org/files/winter1954.pdf
  3. Undated, GI Civil Liberties Defense Committee letterhead circa 1969