Elected to the House in 1976, [Sen. Ed] Markey emerged as a key force in the Reagan-era nuclear arms freeze movement, filing a bipartisan resolution and elevating the profile of anti-nuclear activists. “Markey stuck with the issue over the next 20, 30 years,” said David Meyer, a sociology professor at the University of California Irvine, who met Markey when he was a grad student working on a dissertation on the nuclear weapons freeze movement.

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