Nuclear Consciousness Raising

Ground Zero Week features a flurry of speeches and happenings

Why was a 5-ft.-long mock-up of a bomb propped up in Tucson's El Presidio Park? Why was there a standing-room-only crowd at a Palm Beach, Fla., high school auditorium for a movie about nuclear-blast casualties? And why, in the middle of Iowa, did 200 residents of Pella (pop. 6,700) gather in the town square to listen to a talk about World War III?

These and hundreds of other improbable events, along with scores of more predictable demonstrations in places like Palo Alto, Calif., and...

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