Documents

1978 – Article about VYDA Action in DC

Article by Anna Mayo about VYDA's (Vermont Yankee Decommissioning Alliance) action in Washington D.C ...
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1978 – The No Nukes movement explodes nationwide.

1978: The No Nukes movement explodes nationwide. Journalist Richard Asinof reports on its growth in South Carolina as demonstrators blockade access to a nuclear waste repository ...
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1979 – VYDA Occupation of Vermont Yankee Nuclear Plant

On September 23, 1979 the Vermont Yankee Decommissioning Alliance called for a nonviolent occupation of the state’s lone nuclear plant. The 179 arrests clogged the state’s court system when most demonstrators refused to post bail (many also gave comical pseudonyms: Renny Cushing gave the name and address of the CEO ...
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1980 – 1,000 Protest Peacefully at Vermont Yankee

The March 30, 1980 silent march from Brattleboro to Vermont Yankee in Vernon was the largest protest in Southern Vermont history, as noted at the time by the daily Brattleboro Reformer ...
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1980 – VYDA blockade armband

Armband from VYDA blockade of the nuclear plant gates on April 5th, 1980 ...
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1982 – Vermonters to New York City for Nuclear Freeze March

In the early 1980s, Vermonters voted in 177 Town Meetings to support a freeze on nuclear weapons. In 1982, they went by the busload to the nuclear disarmament march in New York joining more than a million demonstrators. Burlington sent a particularly large delegation organized by Wendy Coe, among many ...
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International No Nukes Symbol (English)

Started in France in the 1970s, this button and sticker were translated into dozens of languages and became an international symbol against nuclear power ...
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