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Mairead Corrigan Maguire

Mairead MaguireMairead Corrigan Maguire, co-recipient of the 1976 Nobel Peace Prize, was interviewed on the radio show, Smiley and West this week. She commented on this year’s awarding of the peace prize to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, the Peace People movement that she co-founded in Northern Ireland, Dr. King, Gandhi, Dorothy Day, Palestine and Israel and the role that Christianity plays in her peace work. Fast forward to 20 minutes and 10 seconds in the program.

Ms. Maguire spoke at Swarthmore College in 2004. You can read more about her on the Peace and Conflict Studies blog. She continues to travel around the world to show solidarity and draw attention to people struggling for peace.