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Lovejoy’s Nuclear War

The story of Montague, Massachusetts organic farmer Sam Lovejoy who toppled the 500 foot weather tower for a nuclear plant ...
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1975 – No Nukes becomes an international movement

February 1975: Citizens in Wyhl, Germany occupy the construction site of a proposed nuclear power plant in the first mass ...
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The Last Resort: Organized Opposition in Seabrook

Excerpts from a documentary on the birth of the Clamshell Alliance, the first nonviolence civil disobedience actions against nuclear power ...
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Occupation: Training for Nonviolence

Includes audio and images from the very first nonviolence training session held by the Clamshell Alliance in 1976 to train ...
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Clam Magic: The Birth of a National Anti-Nuclear Movement

A Chapter from the Oral History of How the No Nukes Movement (1973-1982) Saved the United States and Maybe the ...
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“Seabrook ’77” – Trailer

Documentary filmmaker Robbie Leppzer was 19 when he directed this film on the April 30, 1977 occupation of the Seabrook ...
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1977 Seabrook occupation

This was the cover of the nonviolence training and affinity group manual for the 1977 occupation of the Seabrook nuclear ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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The Original “Occupy Wall Street” in 1979

On October 29, 1979, the 50th anniversary of the crash of the stock exchange, tens of thousands of citizens converged ...
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1979 – VYDA at National Guard Armory

In September 1979, more than 200 people were arrested at the Vermont Yankee Plant. This photo shows a group of ...
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The No Nukes Movement – Vermont Yankee 1980

In April of 1980 hundreds of citizens trained in nonviolence blockaded the gates of the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant for ...
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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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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 ...
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1981 – Massachusetts Town Meetings vote to reject…

1981: Community organizer Al Giordano, 21, announces to the media that 106 of 352 municipalities in Massachusetts have passed Town ...
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Choose Life: One Million March in New York

In the spring of 1982 more than a million citizens marched on the United Nations in New York for a ...
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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 ...
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