Tempel, Joe


Title
Tempel, Joe
Creator:
Tempel, Joe, 1949-, interviewee; Ciarlo, Dorothy D., interviewer;
Date Recorded:
2006
Date digitized:
Length of interview:
Description:

People: Ken Korkia

 

Places: Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant

 

Topics: work as an urban and transportation planner, work on behalf of nuclear disarmament, WAND (Women’s Action for Nuclear Disarmament), Colorado Coalition for the Prevention of Nuclear War, working on the issue of Rocky Flats as a local way to work against nuclear war, Rocky Flats Cleanup Commission citizens’ advisory group, watchdog for a safe cleanup, funding for technical assistant through TAG (Technical Assistance Grant), scientific approach rather than protest demonstrations, challenges of being the chairperson of the Commission, coordinating a diverse group of people, operating on a consensus model, Citizen’s Advisory Board (CAB), Dinosaur Ridge Museum, satisfaction of antinuclear movement activities, difficulties of balancing work and activism, “Star Wars” anti-missile defense system, approaches to defeating terrorism.

 

 

Subject:
Tempel, Joe, 1949-
Rocky Flats Cleanup Commission.
Antinuclear movement Colorado.
Nuclear weapons Moral and ethical aspects.
Political activists Colorado Rocky Flats.
Boulder (Colo.) History Biography.
Dinosaur Ridge (Colo.)
Language:
eng
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Notes:
Local call number:
OH1423
Copyright:
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