GREENPEACE is an environmental group, originally called the Don't Make a Wave Committee, formed in VANCOUVER in 1970 to oppose American nuclear weapons-testing in the Aleutian Islands. The founders were Jim Bohlen and Irving Stowe, 2 expatriate Americans active in the Sierra Club, and Paul Cote, a law student. In the fall of 1971 the group sent the 24-m fishing vessel Phyllis Cormack into the testing range near Amchitka, hoping to halt the blast. The crew of that historic voyage included Capt...

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