Unease Among the Freezers

Despite ballot-box appeal, the antinuke movement is worried

Millions of American voters may be surprised to discover on Nov. 2 that they are taking part in one of the largest national plebiscites since the repeal of Prohibition. The proposal that the U.S. and the Soviet Union should agree to a mutual freeze on nuclear weapons is on the ballot in nine states, the District of Columbia and such cities as Chicago, Philadelphia and Denver. Nearly a third of the electorate will have a chance to take a stand on the issue.

Polls show that the freeze...

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