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Sports In Nevada - History - Statehood (1864) - Nuclear Testing
... city of Las Vegas, was founded on January 11, 1951, for the testing of nuclear weapons ... Nuclear testing at the Nevada Test Site began with a 1 kilotonne of TNT (4.2 TJ) bomb dropped on Frenchman Flat on January 27, 1951 ... The last atmospheric test was conducted on July 17, 1962, and the underground testing of weapons continued until September 23, 1992 ...
Student Peace Union
... when he ran in front a truck during a pacifist demonstration against nuclear weapons at Cheyenne, Wyoming ... The first was in November 1961 against the resumption of nuclear testing ... The SPU continued its protests against nuclear testing that spring, when they engaged in the first confrontation between police and anti-war protesters of the decade in ...
List Of Mutants In The Hills Have Eyes - Origin
... populace of a New Mexico mining town off their land, performed nuclear testing in the area, unaware that the towns inhabitants had fled to the nearby mines, where they were exposed to radiation ... miners gave birth to Mutants those that did were driven from the old nuclear testing village the miners inhabited after the government stopped testing in the area, back to the mines to live a ... The Mutants, led by Hades, attacked the nearby nuclear testing village sometime after Karen's death, killing everyone in it and taking it as their own, after learning from Jeb's son, Jeb Jr ...
List Of Mutants In The Hills Have Eyes - Mutants Appearing in The Hills Have Eyes: The Beginning - Karen Sawney Bean
... army attempted to buy Yuma Flats for nuclear testing, Karen, along with the rest of the towns inhabitants, refused to sell their homes ... As Yuma Flats was destroyed and turned into a nuclear testing range, Karen, along with what was left of the inhabitants of Yuma Flats, lived in some nearby mines as atomic testing took place nearby ... It was sometime after the army finally stopped its nuclear testing that Karen and her people moved out of the mines and into the nuclear testing villages built ...
Women Strike For Peace - History
... Abzug and Dagmar Wilson in 1961, and was initially part of the movement for a ban on nuclear testing and to end the Vietnam war, first demanding a negotiated settlement, and later ... Strike for Peace marched in 60 cities in the United States to demonstrate against nuclear weapons ... The protest helped "push the United States and the Soviet Union into signing a nuclear test-ban treaty two years later" ...

Famous quotes containing the words testing and/or nuclear:

    Today so much rebellion is aimless and demoralizing precisely because children have no values to challenge. Teenage rebellion is a testing process in which young people try out various values in order to make them their own. But during those years of trial, error, embarrassment, a child needs family standards to fall back on, reliable habits of thought and feeling that provide security and protection.
    Neil Kurshan (20th century)

    We now recognize that abuse and neglect may be as frequent in nuclear families as love, protection, and commitment are in nonnuclear families.
    David Elkind (20th century)