Barbara Simmons served as executive director for 30 years of The Peace Center, an educational peace and justice non-profit organization in Bucks County. She was founding director of PeaceTalks radio producing radio documentaries from Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Rwanda, South Africa, Vietnam, Northern Ireland, Canada and the United States, which aired on NPR, PRI and many other stations. Currently, Barbara is involved as an Ambassador to L.O.V.E. Is The Answer, the executive board of the NAACP, Chair of Communications for Newtown Dems, board member of Divorce Recovery Center, serves on DEI Committee of Bucks County Women's Advocacy Coalition and the Mercer Museum Advisory Committee, and is on the Board of the Nakashima Foundation for Peace.
Today I talk to Barbara about why she memorializes the barbaric bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and her life as a long-time peace activist.
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