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By Kate Hudson

ISBN-10: 1423788443

ISBN-13: 9781423788447

ISBN-10: 1904132693

ISBN-13: 9781904132691

A desirable and well timed examine an archetypal campaigning supplier. released to mark the sixtieth anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. makes use of interviews with key figures and grassroots activists to relate the highs and lows of 5 a long time of CND. From the mass protests at Aldermaston and Greenham universal to years whilst it had only a 'shoebox-full' of contributors, CND - Now greater than Ever is determined to be the definitive heritage of CND. utilizing first hand bills from activists stretching again to its origin in 1958 in addition to interviews with sufferers of nuclear fallout, Hudson explores the foundation of our nuclear international and descriptions the nuclear difficulties that also face us at the present time. unlawful wars, NATO enlargement and America's 'Son of famous person Wars' all upload as much as one truth: CND is required. certainly it's wanted now greater than ever.

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In August 1946, The New Yorker published Hersey’s 30,000-word account in a single issue. A few hours after publication the issue had sold out. Albert Einstein bought a thousand copies. Hersey’s account was published in Britain as Hiroshima by Penguin Books in November 1946 and was also broadcast on the radio. ’ The UN General Assembly met for the first time in London in January 1946. 25 In August 1945, British Prime Minister Clement Atlee stated in a secret memorandum, ‘The only course which seems to me to be feasible and to offer a reasonable hope of staving off imminent disaster for the world is joint action by the US, UK and Russia based upon stark reality.

The day the Labour Party Conference ended, the Soviet Union launched the first Sputnik – the first space vehicle in history. The US and its allies were stunned. The belief that a belligerent foreign policy based on nuclear weapons could backfire and result in the destruction of British cities by such weapons now gained credence. Heightened fears contributed to a move to create a powerful and coherent movement against nuclear weapons. The final catalyst for the foundation of CND occurred in November 1957.

Protest was associated with festivity. ’3 Simultaneously, however, Cold War anxieties, fear of the bomb and fear of the unknown impact of scientific experimentation were also taking hold on people’s imaginations. Political protest was one manifestation of this, but popular culture also reflected these concerns. Film, again, was a mirror of society’s anxieties. This time Hollywood paved the way, with the developing science fiction genre. , directed by Gordon Douglas in 1954, is about giant radioactive ants on the rampage, the result of an atomic test in New Mexico.

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