Demonstrations: Stepping Lively

Stepping Lively

As they hiked across the George Washington Bridge in New York last week, 800 tired but exuberant activists of the Great Peace March, a transcontinental trek in support of nuclear disarmament, celebrated the fact that they had finally made it from coast to coast. The marchers, about 400 of whom had made the more than 3,200-mile trip that began in Los Angeles 237 days earlier, ranged from sprightly children to Franklin Folsom, 79, who celebrated his golden wedding anniversary with his wife along the route.

The demonstration trod a hard road, almost collapsing twelve days after it began when the original...

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