Item #31226 TO OUR METROPOLITAN REGION "JUNE 12 PASSENGERS]. New York City.

TO OUR METROPOLITAN REGION "JUNE 12 PASSENGERS]

New York: [1982]. 7 x 8 1 2" flyer, printed on white paper stock.

A leaflet distributed by the MTA to protestors coming into New York City for the June 12, 1982 anti-nuclear protest, attempting to create an order to the massive flow of protestors coming into the city. which remains the largest political demonstration in the history of the United States. On that date approximately 1 million people gathered in the city and converged upon Central Park. The event was the culmination of the “freeze” initiatives which began after the election of Ronald Reagan. The following year, the events surrounding the Able Archer brought the world closer to large nuclear disaster than perhaps any event in history. This, coupled with the success of the June 12 demonstration, is often credited with compelling the softening of the rhetoric of nuclear war between the U.S. and the USSR, leading to the Reykjavik summit.

Folded twice, with some minor staining. Very good. Item #31226

Price: $75.00

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