Alexandra Gutierrez, KUCB – Unalaska
Today Amchitka is known mostly as a wildlife reserve. But in the 1970s, it was a cause. The U.S. government selected this island in the Aleutian Chain as a nuclear testing site, and suddenly the place
inspired protests and music festivals. Jim Bohlen was a major leader in this anti-nuclear campaign and became a founder of Greenpeace. He died last week at age 84.
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