Lovejoy’s Nuclear War

The story of Montague, Massachusetts organic farmer Sam Lovejoy who toppled the 500 foot weather tower for a nuclear plant planned for that town in 1973, went immediately down to the police station and turned himself in, his trial and subsequent court victory (he was...

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 on Wall Street to demand that the financial industry divest from nuclear power. More than a thousand trained participants then blocked the New York...