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Questions and Answers about Space Weapons

This CND pamphlet sets out the case against the development of the Strategic Defense Initiative which was being pursued by the Reagan Administration.

July 3, 1985

Letter, Joan Ruddock and Bruce Kent to Vice-President of the United States George Bush

This letter to then Vice-President Bush sets out CND's opposition to the British Government's involvement in the Reagan Administration's Strategic Defense Initiative (popularly known as Star Wars).

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Russian Roulette: Don't Let CND Gamble with Peace

This poster produced by the Coalition for Peace through Security suggests that peace groups such as the CND paradoxically endanger peace. The image also associates the CND with the Soviet Union.

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CND: Communists, Neutralists, Defeatists

This leaflet produced by the Coalition for Peace through Security attacks the CND specifically as being 'Communists, neutralists, defeatists'. It likens the CND to 'the Appeasers during the 1930s'.

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The Soviet Union Needs You! Support Unilateral Disarmament!

This leaflet produced by Youth for Multilateral Disarmament suggests that the policy of the UK divesting itself of nuclear weapons - called 'one-sided disarmament' in the leaflet - would serve Soviet interests and weaken Britain. 

April 1983

Welcome to the Greenham Common Blockade, A Non-Violent Direct Action, Easter 1983

This pamphlet provides participants with information on taking part in a blockade of RAF Greenham Common, where Cruise missiles would be deployed from the end of 1983. Readers are encouraged to engage in direct action, and extensive legal advice is given to clarify what forms of action are legal.

Date unknown

30 Questions and Answers about CND [Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament]

Pamphlet produced by CND to explain the organisation and the causes for which it was campaigning.

April 1983

Stand Together!

This CND leaflet sets out some of the organisation's campaigning priorities and includes the lyrics to a song that featured at CND rallies. Readers are encouraged to join the CND.

April 2, 1983

Prepare for Peace: Demonstrate then Celebrate: Glasgow, Sat 2nd April [1983]

This poster produced by Scottish CND advertises a demonstration on Saturday 2 April 1983, the day before Easter. The focus of the this event is opposition to Trident, which would be stationed at Faslane, near Glasgow.

April 1983

Stand Together Easter 1983

This poster advertises CND activities over Easter 1983, including a blockade of Greenham Common and making a human chain.