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Thursday, August 16, 2007

Moe Fishman 1915-2007

Moe Fishman, passed away August 6. He was 92. He has been a stalwart activist for peace and justice in New York for decades. He will be missed.

Fishman was a veteran of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade and served as the Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln (VALB) until his death. He helped lead the organization through the Cold War, and was called before the House Unamerican Affairs Committee.

He was active in Veterans for Peace and other organizations and was a visible participant in peace demonstrations including the protests against the Republican National Convention in 2003.

Read the obituary in the People's Weekly World newspaper.

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