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November 30th, 2004 - by admin

Lawyers’ Committee on Nuclear Policy and Western States Legal Foundation. – 2004-11-30 23:01:30

A silent art auction to benefit Lawyers’ Committee on Nuclear Policy and Western States Legal Foundation will be held on Thursday, December 2, 2004; 6 – 9 PM (Preview: 2 – 6 PM) at the Tribeca studio of Linda Stein, 100 Reade Street, New York

Please join us for a very special evening of art, food, wine and music, to support the work of Lawyers’ Committee on Nuclear Policy (LCNP) and Western States Legal Foundation (WSLF) for a peaceful, just, environmentally sustainable, nuclear free world.

Artwork includes paintings, prints, drawings, photographs, political cartoons, tapestries and jewelry, by a variety of prominent and upcoming New York and California artists – Yoko Ono, Milton Glaser, Jules Feiffer, David Goines, Mary Frank, and many others (see below).

NEW release — Milton Glaser’s new poster, “Endgame”! Special event price: $100 signed. Unsigned, $25

Light fare and wine. Jazz guitar and flute by Karl Spicer. Door prizes and other surprises!
Tickets: $40 per person (may be applied to purchase); MasterCard and Visa accepted
For advance purchase and RSVP, see below

Participating Artists:
Yoko Ono, Milton Glaser, Jules Feiffer, Mary Frank, Bruce Davidson, Percival Goodman, Signe Wilkinson, Linda Stein, David Goines, Edward Sorel, Bara Diokhane, Danielle Mailer, Roger Phillips, Marguerite Kahrl, Jerome Carlin, Sid Garrison, Ellen Berger, Leonard Rosenfeld, Lorenzo Pace, Janet Hoffman, Danny Simmons, James Lerager, Elizabeth Shafer, Soheyla Ben-Amotz, Meri Furnari, Siri Margerin, Chaim Tabak, Sarah Shriver, Anne Hunter Hamilton, Charles Keller, Carol Aust, Arngunnur Yr, Augustin Pozo, Khalil Bendib, Dorothy Churchill Johnson, Fay Wood, Victor Cabasso, Vivienne Verdon-Roe, Gail Alien, Michael Porter, Sara Hart, Walt Cudnohufsky, Stephen Shafer and more…

Host Committee:
Linda Stein, Jonathan Schell, Leslie Cagan, Gary Ferdman, Daniel and Patricia Ellsberg, Peter and Cora Weiss, Elizabeth and Stephen Shafer, Alice Slater, Robert and Frances Boehm, Saul Mendlovitz and Sybil Baldwin, Pamela and James Morton, Phyllis and Bill Olin, Dale and Erika Nesbitt, Randy Rydell, Shirley Fingerhood, Bara Diokhane, Bruce Stedman, Jonathan Granoff, and Kathleen Sullivan

See our websites for catalogue and additional artists: or
Unable to attend? You can submit bids online prior to midnight, November 30, at!

For more information: John Burroughs, LCNP (212) 818-1861 or Jackie Cabasso, WSLF (510) 839-5877

Lawyers’ Committee on Nuclear Policy (LCNP), in New York, founded in 1981, is a non-profit group engaged in research, advocacy and outreach on rule-of-law based nuclear abolition, human security, and justice. LCNP led the international civil society campaign to obtain the 1996 opinion of the International Court of Justice declaring the illegality of threat or use of nuclear weapons and affirming the obligation to eliminate nuclear arsenals through good-faith negotiation. (212) 818-1861;

Western States Legal Foundation (WSLF), in California, founded in 1982, is a non-profit group that monitors and challenges US nuclear and other high-tech weapons programs and policies, with a special focus on the nuclear weapons laboratories. Committed to environmental protection, international law and nonviolence, WSLF engages in research, education, and advocacy at local, national and international levels. (510) 839-5877;

LCNP and WSLF are affiliates of the International Association of Lawyers Against Nuclear Arms(, and founding members of the Abolition 2000 Global Network to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons.
Directions: 100 Reade Street, between W. Broadway & Church St. (Reade is one block north of Chambers St.) Subways: A, C to Chambers St.; R, W to City Hall; 1, 2, 3, 9 to Chambers St.; 4, 5, 6 to Brooklyn Bridge. Parking: on some side streets at 6 pm; on Reade Street at 7 pm. Regrettably, no wheelchair access.

Please make checks payable to Lawyers’ Committee on Nuclear Policy. All contributions are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law. For those attending the art auction, $25.00 is tax-deductible if not applied to purchase. All proceeds go to Lawyers’ Committee on Nuclear Policy and Western States Legal Foundation.
Mail to:
Lawyers’ Committee on Nuclear Policy
211 E. 43rd Street, Suite 1204
New York, NY 10017