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Peace Shield

ID Number: 1226
Maker: Mariona Barkus
Technique: offset
Date Made: 1985
Place Made: United States: California, Los Angeles
Measurements: 43.2 cm x 28 cm; 17 in x 11 in
Main Subject: Anti-Nuclear (Peace)
Materials: paper (fiber product)
Digitized: Y

Full Text:
Peace Shield The United States - The Coalition for the Strategic Defense Initiative, which supports President Reagan's proposal for a star wars space-based missile defense system, has aired t.v. commercials aimed at convincing viewers of the feasibility and wisdom of the plan. The 30-second commercial uses a child's stick-figure drawings and a little girl's voice to explain "Peace Shield" that "...would stop missiles in space so they couldn't hit our house. Then nobody could win a war... and if nobody could win a war, there's no reason to start one." Illustrated History--1985 © 1985 Mariona Barkus

Acquisition Number: 1993-111

Copyright Status:
Under copyright; used by CSPG with permission.

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