Learn about the 1957 Pugwash Conference and the Canadian Historical Site: Thinkers Lodge. 28 chapters about the renowned peace activists and scientists as well as the people who worked behind the scenes. Over 300 photographs.
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Thinkers Lodge: Its History and Legacy
Thinkers Lodge Histories contains oral histories, current projects, and historical documents chronicling those who attended Pugwash Conferences focusing on Nuclear Disarmament, Peace, and Education, as well as the Pugwash villagers whose good will and generosity of spirit created trust. Cyrus and Anne Eaton hosted these conferences. Joseph Rotblat and the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Events received the Nobel Peace in 2005.
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Many Cyrus S. Eaton documents and photographs made available through Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, Ohio.
Cyrus Eaton was awarded the Lenin Peace Prize in 1961, and Cyrus and Anne were awarded the Canadian Federation Peace Award in 1979. The Thinkers Lodge, now a National Historic Site, continues to host conferences and workshops that foster dialogue that lead to heartfelt listening, understanding of disparate views, and ideas to solve complex problems. The serene setting on the Northumberland Straits invites all visitors to breathe deeply and find hope in possibilities.