Butigan writes: "Nuclear weapons have been U.S. society's plumb line for seven decades. Even when other issues capture our attention and the atomic threat fades in and out of public consciousness, nuclear arms and their sprawling reach - physical, political, cultural, economic, psychological - endure. They are always somewhere in the picture, even if we happen to be looking elsewhere."
Anti-war activists being arrested at the gate to Vandenberg Air Force Base. (photo: Vandenberg Witness)
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