The Rev. WILLIAM SLOANE COFFIN: America's Last Peacenik:

The Rev. WILLIAM SLOANE COFFIN says the U.S. should take advantage of the Gorbachev era by dismantling NATO and nuclear arms

Chaplain at Yale, leader in the civil rights struggle and the anti-Viet Nam War movement, pastor at New York City's Riverside Church, he is now the head of sane/freeze: Campaign for Global Security. Once a cia operative, Coffin has been a political contrarian for 30 years, seeing himself as the voice of moral opposition to much of what he believes is wrong with his country.

Q. At the moment, Moscow seems to be winning the propaganda war on disarmament, both nuclear and conventional. How can the U.S. regain the initiative?

A. I wish we'd drop the notion of propaganda war. It's...

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