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Nuclear Fallout: Weapons and Power Plants

Nuclear Fallout: Weapons and Power Plants

Tuesday, August 9, 2011 - 11:30pm
Hiroshima-Nagasaki song leaders in Des Moines 8-9-10

Eloise Cranke and Ann Naffier, both former AFSC staff, join Highway Sigadi, formerly of the Simon Estes Youth Choir from Cape Town, South Africa, in leading songs at the 2010 Hiroshima-Nagasaki commemoration in Des Moines.

Photo: AFSC / Jon Krieg

Join us for Des Moines' annual Hiroshima-Nagasaki commemoration. 

Speakers to include Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie, a member of Mayors for Peace, and the mayor who signed a proclamation making our city a nuclear weapons-free zone. Physicians for Social Responsibility reports on the campaign in Kansas City to shut down the construction of a new nuclear-weapons plant; and updates on the Iowa campaign to halt nuclear plants in Iowa, restore the Japanese Bell, and to ratify the CTBT in the US Congress.

Music and silent reflection will also be included.

For more information contact of the Catholic Peace Ministry .

Sponsors include the Women’s Int’l League for Peace & Freedom, American Friends Service Committee, Methodist Federation for Social Action, Catholic Worker House, 



Japanese Bell south of the State Capitol
E. 9th and Court
Des Moines , IA