The Nuclear Free California movement - which is now in a post-Fukushima resurgent phase - has a rich and effective history. SHUTDOWN will include a look at that history. Here are some sources of information on this empowering story.
THE ABALONE ALLIANCE STORY - Thanks to Roger Harried, Senior Archivist at Energy-net.org for making the history of California's Nuclear Free Movement available for future generations.
40 YEAR HISTORY OF OPPOSITION TO NUCLEAR POWER IN CALIFORNIA - Energy-net.org.
THE DIABLO CANYON TIMELINE PT. 1 - Energy-net.org.
THE DIABLO CANYON TIMELINE PT. 2 - Energy-net.org.
DARK CIRCLE - the groundbreaking 1982 PBS documentary by Chris Beaver and Judy Irving - reviewed by Roger Ebert.
A QUESTION OF POWER - (1986) by David L. Brown is a moving and informative documentary history of the nuclear power controversy and the U.S. antinuclear power movement.
PUBLIC OPPOSITION TO DIABLO CANYON NUCLEAR PLANT Plant - This is a clip from the historic 1986 documentary film A QUESTION OF POWER directed by David L. Brown, which tells the story of public opposition to the building of PG&E's nuclear reactors at Diablo Canyon, near San Luis Obispo, CA. The full DVD is available from http://www.dlbfilms.com/.
FREE ZONE: DEMOCRACY MEETS THE NUCLEAR THREAT - (1989) Overview of the international and national Nuclear Free Zone movement. Broadcast on PBS, cable & internationally, including Kazakhstan and Russia. Produced by David L. Brown, Mary Beth Brangan & James Heddle.
STATEWIDE COALITION FORMS TO SHUT DOWN CALIFORNIA NUCLEAR PLANTS - Mothers for Peace.
BERKELEY VOTES FOR A NUCLEAR FREE CALIFORNIA - EON Blog.
SHUTDOWN: THE CASE AGAINST SAN ONOFRE - EON 'Preview Interview' Playlist - This is a series of 'preview interviews' and video reports from the forthcoming documentary SHUTDOWN: The Case Against San Onofre, that EON is producing on the San Onofre shutdown fight, featuring local citizen voices in the potential disaster area of, well, most of southern California. This is an empowering victory story portraying in microcosm all the issues militating for the abolition of nuclear power and weapons.
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