In April of 1980 hundreds of citizens trained in nonviolence blockaded the gates of the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant for a week. Here’s a report from the state’s CBS affiliate station. By WCAX TV Channel 11 Burlington
Armband from VYDA blockade of the nuclear plant gates on April 5th, 1980.
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.