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Protest March to Ruislip via Harrow
A spirited march and large, bombastic banners mark this political protest against the positioning of nuclear arms in Ruislip's USAF base.
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An eye-catching green title card plastered with “to Ruislip via Harrow” appears, before giving way to a shot of a street in Harrow, stretching out with tens-upon-hundreds of citizens gathered to peacefully protest the presence of US nuclear bombers in Ruislip. Women, men, police officers and even their pets can be seen gathering under the sea of banners to scrutinise military policy in the name of peace.
This film is from the collection of Headstone Manor Museum, a member of the London's Screen Archives Network.