Nuclear War and Nuclear Power – Where Are We Now?

Connecticut Green Party Press Release

For Immediate Release: 19 July 2005

Hartford, CT – On the anniversary of the dropping of the Nuclear bombs on Japan, a free showing of the movie “The Atomic Cafe” and a talk back about new smaller Nuclear Bombs for use in the Middle East War and U.S. tax subsidies dollars for Nuclear Power will be held.

On The event will be held on Friday, August 5, at 7 p.m. at the Hartford Green Party office, at 418A New Britain Avenue, in Hartford, CT. The event will be held free of charge and is sponsored by the Hartford Greens, and all are welcome. Free will donations will be accepted to cover the cost of the event. Light refreshments will be served.

The 1982 movie “The Atomic Cafe” is a documentary film that is both fast paced, funny and very, very scary. Using real footage from the Forties, Fifties and Sixties and propaganda terms explores the “Duck and Cover” mentality and the “Safe Use” of Nuclear power before the Chernobyl Disaster killed thousands.

For further information, the public is invited to call: (860) 324-1684

Contacts:
Tim McKee (860) 643-2282 or (860) 324-1684

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