Great Britain: On Station

Banning the bomb has become an outdoor sport that threatens to surpass bird watching in Britain. On Good Friday last year, 20,000 demonstrators gathered at Britain's atomic-weapons research center at Aldermaston, carrying knapsacks and pushing prams; they thoroughly snarled Easter-weekend traffic as they made their annual trek 54 miles east to London, winding up for a 100,000-man rally beneath the stern statue of Lord Nelson in Trafalgar Square. Last week the ban-the-bombers turned their attention to Holy Loch, a tiny inlet on Scotland's Firth of Clyde. The 18,500-ton tender Proteus was...

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