Rocky Flats Activists


Title
Rocky Flats Activists
Creator:
Rocky Flats Activists, interviewee; Nordhaus, Hannah, vudeigrapher;
Date Recorded:
2006
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Description:

People: LeRoy Moore, Patrick Malone, Kim Grant, Charlie McKay, Judy Danielson, Pam Solo, Eric Wright, Harvey Nichols, Allen Ginsberg, Anne Waldman, Jan Pilcher, Pat McCormick, Alex Mayer

Places: Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant site

Subjects: Rocky Flats Cold War Museum (mission, collection of artifacts and oral histories, land donation for museum, need for funds), protests and civil disobedience against Rocky Flats, blockade of railroad tracks in 1978, teepee placed on the Rocky Flats railroad tracks as a protest, radioactivity in soil around Rocky Flats, activists who worked for closure of Rocky Flats, environmental dangers of Rocky Flats, nuclear disarmament, anti-nuclear songs, air sampling at Rocky Flats for radioactive contamination, radioactive snow, plutonium emissions from Rocky Flats, safety of Wildlife Refuge for recreation, Anne Waldman’s poems “Mega Death Chant” and “I Remember Being Arrested”, Allen Ginsberg’s poems “Plutonium Ode”, citizen action against incineration of radioactive waste at Rocky Flats, twelve years of vigils at Rocky Flats by the interfaith community, protest actions by nuns who entered Rocky Flats’ grounds.

Supplemental material available in the OH file at the Carnegie Branch  Library for Local History: newspaper and Internet articles, brochure of Rocky Flats Cold War Museum, words for protest songs.

 

 

Subject:
Antinuclear movement Colorado. Boulder (Colo.) History Biography.
Demonstrations Colorado Rocky Flats.
Nuclear weapons plants Environmental aspects Colorado Rocky Flats.
Nuclear weapons plants Health aspects Colorado Rocky Flats.
Political activists Colorado Rocky Flats.
Radiation Health aspects.
Radiation Health aspects.
Language:
eng
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Local call number:
OH1441
Copyright:
Copyright restrictions applying to the use or reproduction of oral history interviews are available from the Carnegie Branch Library for Local History/Boulder Public Library.
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