Frances Crowe, 95-year-old antinuclear activist

  title={Frances Crowe, 95-year-old antinuclear activist},
  journal={Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists},
  pages={1 - 9}
  • Published 1 November 2014
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
In this interview, legendary activist Frances Crowe looks back on 70 years of protesting against the use of nuclear weapons and nuclear energy. She describes the impact that the news of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima had on the American public in 1945—and how she and her husband, a radiologist and physician who had educated her on the effects of radiation poisoning, then decided to take a stand against its use. Among other acts of civil disobedience, she went on to spend a month…