Diane Garand Video Interview Transcript with Peter Kellman and Renny Cushing

Renny- What’s the date? According to this… it’s not on the film. Peter- It’s the 18th of September 2004. I am here with Diann Garand formerly of Salem, New Hampshire. Renny- And you’re formerly from Salem, New Hampshire, too. Right Peter? Peter- Formerly I lived in Salem. We were and currently. When Diann lived there…

Clam Magic

Early in 1977, a group of young activists in DeKalb, Illinois began a self-study seminar created by The Movement for a New Society (MNS) called the Macro analysis Seminar. We were all a part of a network of affiliated projects centered around Juicy John Pinks, a restaurant and coffeehouse that included a food coop, Duck…

When I was called a Clam

I participated in the April 30, 1977 occupation at Seabrook as a result of my then-wife working at in a non-profit energy/environment policy center in Washington DC. She found out about the occupation and wanted to be part of it. She persuaded me to go along, and so she, I, and another friend went together….

Western Massachusetts Region Clamshell, Trainers, and MNS

What do liberation, process and a safe environment all have in common? For me, they all converged in Clamshell Alliance. In Western Mass some of us had been meeting regularly in Greenfield to stop nukes and support alternative energy before Clamshell got started. We had already fought and stopped the proposed Montague Plains nuke. A…