Legacy of the 54th Social Justice and the Shaw Memorial

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A diverse group of activists protested the Vietnam War at the Memorial in August 1969. Over 250 anti-war demonstrators walked the Freedom Trail to mark the 24th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

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Newspaper Article. "Vets for Peace," Boston Herald, August 10, 1969.

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