Fairchild Elias Picheny
Scientific and Cultural Conference for World Peace
Elias Picheny 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.
Chicago Area Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy
Chicago Committee to Defend the Bill of Rights
In November 1967, Elias Picheny signed a Chicago Committee to Defend the Bill of Rights advertisement in the Hyde Park-Kenwood Voices opposing efforts by Senator Dirksen to re-institute the McCarran Subversive Activities Control Act of 1950.
- ↑ 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
- ↑ SANE letter to members, November 1965
- ↑ Hyde Park-Kenwood Voices, Nov. 1967