Hingham Journal, Jan. 5, 1989, "Would Do It Again, Granahan Arrested Demonstrating At Pilgrim Plant"

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Title

Hingham Journal, Jan. 5, 1989, "Would Do It Again, Granahan Arrested Demonstrating At Pilgrim Plant"

Description

This article from the Hingham Journal details the arrest of Alice "Pat" Granahan while she protested the Boston Edison Company's decision to reopen the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant of Plymouth, Massachusetts. Almost thirty demonstrators were arrested for not leaving the property. Granahan states that she was at first hesitate to be arrested, but later embraced the idea in order to further her cause. She says that she would do it again. One of Granahan's relatives has written "My hero!" on the bottom of the clipping.

Subject

Granahan, Alice Patricia, 1928-
Civil disobedience
Activists
Protest movements
Nuclear power plants

Creator

Elsden, Jerry

Publisher

Hingham Public Library

Hingham Journal

Date Created

1989 January 5

Date Copyrighted

1989 January 5

Rights

Under copyright.

Access Rights

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Format

JPEG

Extent

1.28 MB
1.64 MB

Language

English

Type

Clippings

Identifier

Granahan01
Granahan02

Spatial Coverage

Hingham (Mass.)
Plymouth (Mass.)

Temporal Coverage

1988-1989

Rights Holder

Hingham Journal

Citation

Elsden, Jerry, “Hingham Journal, Jan. 5, 1989, "Would Do It Again, Granahan Arrested Demonstrating At Pilgrim Plant",” Hingham Public Library Local History & Special Collections, accessed September 19, 2017, http://hinghampubliclibrary.omeka.net/items/show/331.