Story: Cold War

Anti-nuclear protest

Anti-nuclear protest

The unbridled growth of nuclear weapons, capable of destroying the world many times over, led ever more people to support nuclear disarmament. This 1961 anti-nuclear protest in Auckland's Queen Street was led by children – a symbol of innocence and of the world's future.

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Gerald Hensley, 'Cold War - Questioning the Cold War, 1955 to 1985', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/32707/anti-nuclear-protest (accessed 19 October 2019)

Story by Gerald Hensley, published 20 Jun 2012