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Produced by Beyond War in Palo Alto, California, these video tapes cover the topic of nuclear war and show a fascinating historical perspective of the threat of nuclear war back in the 1980s.
In Beyond War: An Introductory Presentation, husband and wife team, Tom and Susan Lindsay cover the philosophy and organization of the Beyond War movement, which is composed of individuals dedicated to ending all violent conflict.
The second film in this set is a taped 90-minute telebroadcast that plays the highlights from the first national meeting of the Beyond War Movement, which took place on October 5th, 1985. From Juneau, Alaska, to Atlanta, Georgia, from Waterville, Maine, to San Diego, California, satellite technology linked together almost 10,000 volunteers for the first time. The uplink originated from KQED, San Francisco, and was beamed to over 50 downlinks in 52 cities, where groups as small as 15 and as large as 500 gathered to see and hear how the movement is working. New films and materials that explore the depth and dimension of the movement were previewed. Strategy to influence the decision-making processes of this country and the world was discussed. The 1985 Beyond War Award recipient announced.