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26 September 2008


Did you go to Greenham? - preview

Thank you Greenham by Kate Evans. Laughing Moon Press. ISBN: 978 0 9560061 0 3. £7.

This book is aptly subtitled: ‘One woman’s memories of direct action’
  • Kate talks about how she was drawn into ‘the direct action which became part of the language of national protest’
  • Kate says in her introduction: ‘People say that no one is interested in Greenham
  • As if the women’s peace camp by the American nuclear base at Greenham Common hadn’t inspired thousands of women up and down the country into actions that shook their lives and those around them
  • As if 20,000 women hadn’t encircled the base one cold December day in 1982 and shown the world that there was an alternative to the numbed terror of nuclear war
  • Things cannot just be forgotten, as if they had never been part of our country’s story and influenced our lives

  • Trish Carn

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