The Anti-Nuclear Movement in Review: Defeat from the Jaws of Victory
Date Written: 1998-07-01
Publisher: Against the Current, Michigan, USA
Year Published: 1998
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX12796
EVERY NOW AND then Time magazine comes out with front cover screaming something like: “Russian Nukes: Is Anyone in Control?” The idea of a fanatic blowing up New York City with a Russian nuclear weapon hidden in a suitcase fits neatly into the mental slot once reserved for nightmares of Soviet intercontinental missiles raining down on American citizens and the Red Army landing in Miami.
Just as the vision of hell played such an important role in medieval cosmology, the Russian...