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New Documentary ‘Downwind’ Urges Awareness About Nevada Nuclear Testing

December 4, 2023

December 4, 2023

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Some Nevadans know about the Nevada National Security Site, or what used to be called the Nevada Test Site. It’s where the U.S. government detonated hundreds of nuclear weapons from 1951 to 1992. But while some believe the dangers of atomic testing are in the past, anti-nuclear activists say the fight against atomic testing lives on and must continue.

At a November 20 screening of the new documentary Downwind at the Beverly Theater, Rep. Dina Titus and Principal Man of the Western Bands of the Shoshone Nation Ian Zabarte spoke before and after the film about the importance of awareness of the harms of atomic testing.

Read more about the documentary in the full article here.