• Short Summary

    Four men set sail in a small boat from San Pedro today for Eniwetok, where they hope their presence may dissuade the Government from setting off nuclear explosions.

  • Description

    Four men set sail in a small boat from San Pedro today for Eniwetok, where they hope their presence may dissuade the Government from setting off nuclear explosions.

    Their boat, The Golden Rule, a thirty-foot ketch sailed soon after noon, but she had not got far before the engine broke down. The crew hoisted sail and cleared the breakwater.

    The four men, with Albert S.Bigelow of Cos Cob, Connecticut, as skipper, hope to make Honolulu within three weeks and then sail on into the central Pacific. The nuclear tests are due to start in April.

    The crew comprises Willington Huntington, of New York, an architect; George Willoughby, New Jersey, executive secretary of the Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors; and David Gale, from Pennsylvania.

    The crew made a statement to our reported before sailing.....

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAKO7P6F0HHWBW8ZOUUA1GNF4D
    Media URN:
    VLVAKO7P6F0HHWBW8ZOUUA1GNF4D
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/02/1958
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:05:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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