On April 24, 2015, Setsuko Thurlow, Angela Kane, the UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, Daniel Ellsberg, publisher of the Pentagon Papers, and Nagasaki hibakusha Sumiteru Tanaguchi spoke at the Opening Plenary of the International Peace and Planet Conference for a Nuclear-free, Peaceful, Just and Sustainable World at the Great Hall of Cooper Union. Two days later Ms. Thurlow, Yasuaki Yamashita and Reiko Yamada led the Peace and Planet Mobilization March from Union Square to Dag Hammarskjold Plaza.

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