Jan – Greenham Common Peace Protester

Greenham Common Women’s Peace Camp was a protest camp established in 1981 to protest against the deployment of USAF controlled Ground Launched nuclear armed Cruise Missiles at RAF Greenham Common in Berkshire, England.

On the eve of International Women’s’ Day 2021 I talk with Jan Castro-Fraser who chose to challenge the existence of nuclear weapons during the Cold War.

We talk about her experiences at Greenham Common Peace Camp and other demonstrations in the 1980s as well as how her experiences in the peace movement changed her, empowered her and made her who she is today.

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I am delighted to welcome Jan to our Cold War conversation…

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Jonathan Sayer’s  site covering the history of Greenham Common

Jonathan’s book detailing the history of the base.

The Greenham Cold War Experience

Greenham Common Control Tower preservation group

Website of the Greenham Common Women’s Peace Camp

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