American Civil Liberties Union is Founded

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Crystal Eastman, Roger Baldwin and Walter Nelles create the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) as a successor to the National Civil Liberties Bureau (NCLB), an organization founded in World War I by the American Union Against Militarism (AUAM) to protect the rights of conscientious objectors.

This new ACLU has the mission to protect the civil rights of all Americans against government intrusion.

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