Letter to James H. Forest from Thomas Merton. 1962 January 29 [misprinted as 1961], published as: "Thomas Merton on the Strike".

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Letter to James H. Forest from Thomas Merton. 1962 January 29 [misprinted as 1961], published as: "Thomas Merton on the Strike".

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Thomas Merton's letter to James Forest from January 29, 1962 was published in the February 1962 issue of the Catholic Worker. The letter references the General Strike for Peace, a protest against militarism, the "war economy", and nuclear testing at the U.S. AEC (Atomic Energy Commission ). The protest was held at New York Operations Office of the Atomic Energy Commission, at Hudson and Houston Streets in New York City. The letter was distributed during the second day of the sit down strike.

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Zarrella Papers (Sub-section H.17A): Catholic Worker newspapers 28.7

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Catholic Worker 28.7 (published as a book in The Hidden Ground of Love and The Cold War Letters (Cold War Letter #25).

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© The Thomas Merton Center at Bellarmine
University. All rights reserved.

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Zarrella Papers: Catholic Worker Newspapers

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Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968--Correspondence.
Merton, Thomas, 1915-1968--Political and social views
Catholic worker.

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