Dr. Bob Gould’s Response to Op-Ed on Nuclear Weapons and Nuclear Power

March 19, 2012

On February 15, 2012, Marylia Kelley, Executive Director at Tri-Valley CAREs, a Livermore Lab watchdog organization founded in 1983, published an Op-Ed in the San Francisco Chronicle. Below is Dr. Bob Gould’s comment, published online. Thank you, Marylia, for an excellent and timely article. At a time when we are cutting money for basic needs…

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Dr. Robert Gould’s Oregon Speaking Tour

December 2, 2011

Dr. Robert Gould, SF Bay Area PSR President, gave several talks in Oregon in November, part of a grant-supported effort allowing members of the National PSR board to travel to selected regions around the country to speak on nuclear weapons issues.  In his talks, Dr. Gould covered legacy issues of nuclear weapons dating back to…

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Exciting Developments from the National PSR Board

December 2, 2011

Dr. Robert Gould, SF Bay Area PSR President has also been a member of the national PSR Board since 1993. Upon returning from the most recent Board meeting in Washington, DC, he shared some exciting developments on the national level that impact the local SF Bay Area chapter: “First, Dr. Catherine Thomasson has been appointed…

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War and Public Health: Centralizing the Issue at APHA

November 17, 2011

PSR continued its strong presence at the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) annual meeting, held October 29-November 2nd in Washington, D.C.  For the last 15 years, Bob Gould, Patrice Sutton and other core members of the APHA Peace Caucus have collaborated with past APHA Presidents Drs. Barry Levy and Victor Sidel in developing well-attended sessions….

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50th Anniversary Interview with Dr. Robert Gould!

September 7, 2011

What does the 50th anniversary of PSR signify? The anniversary marks the half-century of work that PSR has done to articulate the primary public health strategy of preventing nuclear war from ever happening. The physicians who founded PSR 50 years ago were part of a larger mass movement within the U.S. and worldwide that had developed…

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Livermore Actions Commemorating Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and Fukushima

August 15, 2011

On August 6th, close to 100 people attended “From Hiroshima to Fukushima to Livermore: Confronting the Two-Headed Dragon of Nuclear Weapons and Nuclear Power” at the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory. At the event, co-sponsored by SF Bay Area PSR, Dr. Robert Gould spoke on the public health and environmental health impacts of nuclear weapons and nuclear…

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Anti-Nuclear Events on the Peninsula

August 15, 2011

Crosby Stills, and Nash; Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt; Sweet Honey in the Rock; and other musicians performed at the Shoreline Ampitheater in Mountain View on August 7th as a benefit for Musicians United for Safe Energy (MUSE). Proceeds supported Japan disaster relief efforts and organizations worldwide working to promote safe, alternative, non­nuclear energy. The concert was…

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