2010.54.9520

We are angry Women
c. 1979
17.00 in HIGH x 11.00 in WIDE
(43.18 cm HIGH x 27.94 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.
2010.54.9520


Poster has blue background overall. Left side of poster has a photograph of a woman with an angry expression holding and infant in her left arm and putting her right arm around an older child. From top to bottom poster has the text: "We / are angry / Women / A Message to the Leaders of Nuclear Nations / We Do Not Want Our Children To Be The / Last Generation / We Are Angered by the continuing build-up / of arsenals which threaten the world with nuclear / extinction by plan or accident. / We Are Angered at the spectacle of men who / claim they are for peace while they build for war- / who confuse their own political fortunes with the / fortunes of humanity. / We Are Outraged that nations spend hun- / dreds of billions of dollars for weapons while children / starve by the millions. / We Condemn the use of military force by one / government against another for such acts can ignite / into nuclear war. / We Speak As American Women who / believe that no government should hold the power / to condemn all humanity to death. / We Are Frightened by the seeming accep- / tance of the use of nuclear weapons by those who / assure us that nuclear war can be 'limited'. / In The Name Of Humanity we call / upon the President of the United States to support / Proposition #1, which urges that the President / step back from confrontation and call an / Emergency Session of the Nuclear Nations to / plan the reversal of the arms race by the disman- / tling of nuclear weapons. / In The Name Of Humanity we call upon / all American to support Proposition #1 by writing / the President demanding that he call an / emergency session.".The bottom edge of th eposter has a list of feminine antinuclear movement organizations.
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