Norman Cousins

Norman Cousins was editor of Saturday Review from 1942 to 1972.  In this capacity he wrote over a thousand editorials on thermonuclear issues.  He was an advocate of world federalism who made over two thousand advocacy speeches. He wrote many books calling for the development of world peace through world law.  Among these were three compelling works, namely,  Modern Man is Obsolete, Who Speaks for Man?,  and  In Place of Folly.

In the 1960s he became famous for facilitating communication between the Kremlin, the Vatican, and the White House. His work was highly instrumental in achieving the Nuclear Test Ban of 1963,  The details of how radioactive atmospheric testing was finally controlled are  chronicled in his book, The Improbable Triumvirate