American Peace Test (Organization)
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract In 1985 six members of the National FREEZE Campaign founded American Peace Test as a direct, non violent action campaign to protest the testing of nuclear weapons at the Nevada Test Site, near Las Vegas, Nevada. The first large scale action took place in 1986, drawing large crowds of protesters. Protests throughout the 1980s continued to draw larger numbers of protesters and the support of some nationally known celebrities and politicians. In the early 1990s American Peace Test regrouped, but...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1985-1994
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Reid, Andrew B.
Abstract Includes correspondence (1981-1988); involvement with Rural Alliance for Military Accountability and its parent group the Rural Coalition; Western Solidarity; reference files include material about: MX missiles, 1981-1988 (primarily news clippings from western U.S. newspapers); the MX missile U.S. Airforce "Peacekeeper Rail Garrison" program, in which the missiles would be placed on railroad cars, to be moved in time of war; also includes files about organizations working against the MX missile...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1981-1988