Cora Weiss

Cora Weiss is President of the Hague Appeal for Peace and has spent her life as an activist in the movement for civil rights, human rights, women's rights and peace. From 1959-63 she was the Executive Director of the African American Students Foundation which awarded tuition, book and maintenance grants to Barack Hussein Obama while he was a student at the University of Hawaii.

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Thursday, January 08, 2009
Vision for A New Foreign Policy
Peace activist Cora Weiss delivered this speech at the 28th annual Conference for Peace sponsored by the New Jersey Coalition for Peace Action at Princeton University November 16, 2008. It appears here as part of the ongoing Moral Compass series, focused on the spoken word. Since Franklin Delano Roosevelt, there has never been a time like this. A new president takes charge, it is time to talk together, to walk together and to work together. It is the only time we have.
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