World Congress for Peace in Paris

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The World Congress for Peace in Paris was held from April 20 - 23, 1949 and headed by Frederic Joliot-Curie, an avowed French Communist. This conference was one of the follow-up conferences to the Scientific and Cultural Conference for World Peace which was held on March 25 - 27, 1949 in New York City.[1]

It was reported that at the conference "when the pro-Communist delegates were calling for the victory of the Chinese Communists in war, one British delegate had the courage to challenge the demonstration by asking: "Do you want peace now?" The honest and spontaneous answer came back with a roar: "No.""[2]

U.S. Delegates

Frederick Joliot-Curie, the French communist and atomic scientist who was in charge of arrangements for the Paris Conference announced that among the American delegates to the conference would be:

U.S. Sponsors

The following is a list of Americans who sponsored the World Congress for Peace in Paris: