TITLE

Tiger mothers

AUTHOR(S)
Wall, James M.
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Christian Century;9/6/2005, Vol. 122 Issue 18, p53
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the efforts of the Gold Star Families for Peace organization founded by Cindy Sheehan to launch campaigns against the war in Iraq. Factors that influenced Sheehan to stage a protest near the ranch of U.S. President George W. Bush in Texas; Similarity between Sheehan and Rachel Corrie, a peace activist who was killed in the Gaza Strip; Support for Sheehan's efforts by various Christian sects.
ACCESSION #
18147310

 

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