COLD WAR COLLECTION: “Non-Conformist Refuses to Take Shelter During Drill” (1960)

MAY 4 1960 She Wouldn’t Take Shelter New York police carry off a struggling woman who was arrested in City Hall Park Tuesday along with some 25 other nonconformists who refused to take shelter in a large-scale civil defense alert. Police said most of those arrested were conscientious objectors to nuclear tests and war. The exercise was part of “Operation Alert 1960,” testing response to attack.

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