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A Rare Recording of Bertrand Russell

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Bertrand Russell (May 18, 1872 – February 2, 1970) was born in Monmouthshire, into one of the most prominent aristocratic families in Britain.

Russell was a philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, prominent anti-war activist, and an outspoken opponent of nuclear weapons. In 1950, Russell was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.

The following is a 1959 speech on nuclear disarmament.

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