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  March 26, 2014

Jonathan Schell - 1943-2014: Board Member of TRNN on Why We Need The Real News


Renowned journalist, activist and board member for The Real News Jonathan Schell dead at 70
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biography

We deeply regret the passing of Jonathan Schell. We will do everything possible to keep his life long mission for peace and disarmament a central part of TRNN coverage.

Jonathan joined the board of TRNN in 2005, he was at our very first board meeting, smiling ear to ear. Since that day he never missed an opportunity to stress the importance of our work.

As a journalist and anti-war activist he condemned conflicts from Vietnam to Iraq and warned of a nuclear holocaust in terrifying detail in his prize-winning book, The Fate of the Earth (nominated for a Pulitzer Prize).

He was a writer and journalist, Peace and Disarmament Correspondent for The Nation magazine, a fellow at the Nation Institute, visiting lecturer at the Yale Law School, and a staff writer at The New Yorker magazine from 1967 to 1987. He was a native of NY.

Schell's companion, Irena Gross, reported that Schell died of cancer on Tuesday at their home in New York City.

Here is a link to his work with TRNN: The Real News

The Nation Magazine: The Nation


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