Ed Grothus, USA

2006 in Window Rock

In 1949, at the age of 26, he signed up in the secret laboratory town of Los Alamos and believed in deterrence in the name of peace for twenty years. In 1969, cleansed by the Vietnam War, he resigned. Since then he has been a warner against the nuclear holocaust. "I am the conscience of Los Alamos," he says, "and sometimes I think I am the only one who is not insane." He received the honorary award for his life's work.

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