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John Beverly


John Beverly

NAM

In 1974, John Beverly was a member of the Pittsburgh chapter of the New American Movement.[1]

In 1980 John Beverly, Pittsburgh, was a delegate to the December 12-14 Chicago, National Council meeting of the New American Movement[2]. In 1981, Betty Arenth, John Beverly, Stu Cohen, Paul Garver, Clint Geller, John Hallas, John Haer, Kate Luxemburg, Steve Kraisler, Susan Mead, Ed Meek, Sandy Mitchell, Joni Rabinowitz, Rob Shepherd and Jill Smudski of Pittsburgh NAM congratulated NAM on the occasion of its 10th anniversary. They commented,  :Thanks to NAM for our share in bringing socialist-feminism to the U.S. left[3] In 1981 John Beverly, Pitt NAM and Bogdan Denitch, DSOC National Executive Committee led a workshop entitled New Developments in the Socialist International at the 10th Convention of the New American Movement. The convention was held in a union headquarters in Chicago and ran from July 29 - August 2, 1981.[4]

In 1981 John Beverly, Pitt NAM and Bogdan Denitch, DSOC National Executive Committee led a workshop entitled New Developments in the Socialist International at the 10th Convention of the New American Movement. The convention was held in a union headquarters in Chicago and ran from July 29 - August 2, 1981.[5]

Merger negotiating committee

After intensive debate, the 1980 New American Movement Convention passed a resolution (by a 2-1. margin) calling for negotiations with Democratic Socialists Organizing Committee, the election of a Negotiating Committee, and the development of a Negotiating Document. Frank Ackerman, Joanne Barkan, David Dollar, Richard Healey, Anne Hill, Katherine Kennedy, Roberta Lynch, and Liz Weston were elected to the Negotiating Committee. Holly Graff was added as the ex officio Political Committee member, and John Beverly became the first alternate. In the fall of 1980 this Committee developed a Negotiating Document which was reviewed by chapters and then amended and approved (by a ninety per cent margin) at the December National Council meeting.[6]

References

  1. New American Movement Discussion Bulletin No. 8, July - September, 1974, page 81
  2. NAM National Council meeting notice Dec 12 1980
  3. 10th Anniversary Booklet for the New American Movement, 1981
  4. NAM 10th Convention Agenda, July 29, 1981
  5. NAM 10th Convention Agenda, July 29, 1981
  6. NAM Discussion Bulletin No 5, Spring 81, page 1