Pauline Rosen

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Pauline Royce Rosen

World Peace Council

In the late 1970s, the Information Centre of the Soviet front World Peace Council, Helsinki Finland, published a booklet naming members of the organization, worldwide.[1]

We publish in this booklet a list of members of the World Peace Council elected at the Council's Session in Warsaw in 1977.

U.S. members listed, included; Pauline Rosen , Coordinator, National Center to Slash the Miltary Spending.

U.S. Peace Council

On Nov. 1, 1979, the Communist Party USA newspaper Daily World credited three veteran Communist Party USA organizers for laying the organizational basis for the U.S. Peace Council by "working for years to establish local committees, organize delegations from the U.S. to international meetings of the WPC, and distribute information about the Peace Council to activists in the United States." Those named included Pauline Royce Rosen, "who coordinated all WPC activities in the U.S. for many years" and led what in effect was a CPUSA front serving as a cover for the WPC, the National Center to Slash Military Spending, which dissolved in 1980 and recommended to its supporters they join the USPC and CNFMP; Sylvia Kushner of the Chicago Peace Council; and Elsie Monjar of the Los Angeles Peace Council.[2]

1980s U.S. Peace Council Executive Board

Pauline Rosen was an Executive Board member of the Communist Party USA dominated U.S. Peace Council[3] 1983-1985-Women Strike for Peace, New York.

We Will Make Peace Prevail!

On March 28, 1982 the New World Review organized a gala luncheon "We Will Make Peace Prevail! Disarmament Over Confrontation, Life Over Death", at the Grand Ballroom, Hotel Roosevelt, New York City. Virtually all participants were identified as Communist Party USA.

Pauline Rosen and Oscar Rosen were listed on the Committee of Sponsors.[4]

Charter member of the Communist Party

Pauline Royce died in 1993, age 94. An obituary in the Peoples Weekly World, June 5, 1993, (p 5), described Pauline Rosen as a charter member of the Communist Party USA and Women Strike for Peace.

References

  1. WORLD PEACE COUNCIL LIST OF MEMBERS 1977-1980, Information Centre of the World Peace Council Lönnrotinkatu 25 A 5 krs 00180 Helsinki 18 Finland
  2. The War Called Peace
  3. USPC conference brochure Yale University November 8-10, 1985
  4. We Will Make Peace Prevail! event brochure