1962 March 19

ACLU to Aid Anti-Nuclear Bomb Testing Protesters


The ACLU reported on this day that it would represent nine people arrested earlier in Times Square, New York City, during a rally protesting nuclear bomb testing. A total of 42 protesters had been arrested, most of whom were practicing civil disobedience. The ACLU represented those charged with disorderly conduct or resisting arrest after being subjected to alleged police brutality.

Learn more about the ban the bomb efforts here.

And more about the UK Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND) here.

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