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Salient. Victoria University Student Newspaper. [Volume 39, Number 19, 1976.]

What Can we do?

What Can we do?

We should demand that the N.Z. Government work to turn the Pacific into a nuclear free peace zone.

Write to the Prime Minister, your local M.P. and city council and demand that nuclear warships be refused entry to N.Z. waters and that N.Z. sponsor a nuclear free Pacific peace zone.

Get your church, trade union or professional organisation, local progressive associations active on this issue.

Support Canwar's demonstration and seminar against nuclear warship visits.

"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing" Burke.

The Nuclear Powers have stockpiled the equivalent of2 million Hiroshima sized nuclear weapons (according to a U.N. report).

U. Thant said the world spends more on armaments in one day than on aid and development in one year.

"The game is senseless - because both sides loose by 'winning' and neither side can win except by stopping the 'game'"

U.S. Congressman Robert Drinan.

"We are sliding towards nuclear war"

Rear Admiral La Rocque (USN)

The total amount of bombs dropped on Europe and in the Far East during the entire WW He was but 1/25 of 1% of the strength of our current nuclear stockpile"

U.S. Senator Symington

"Indeed I think people want peace so much that one of these days governments had better get out of their way and let them have it".

President Eisenhower.

"I can go into my office and pick up the telephone and in 25 minutes 70 million people will be dead"

President Nixon.

"The weapons of war must be abolished before they abolish us".

President Kennedy.

Nuclear Sub Seadragon at Sasebo

Nuclear Sub Seadragon at Sasebo