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- Why was Oceania critical to national security in France and the U.S.?
- Why do governments lie and cover up scientific and nuclear testing in Oceania?
- Why do these lies matter then and now?
KEY CONCEPTS: Nuclear refugees, Radiation, Covert reports
Hotu Painu by
Examines the impact of French nuclear testing in French Polynesia especially on the inhabitants of Mururoa Atoll who have experienced food and water contamination and stillbirths.
Kahoʻolawe Aloha ʻĀina by
Kahoʻolawe Aloha ʻĀina focuses on the cultural, political and military significance of the "target island" of Kaho‘olawe in the Hawaiian archipelago. The Hawaiian term aloha ‘āina refers to love of the land, the basis of Hawaiian cultural belief that animates the current movement to bring the island back to life.
Niuklia Fri Pasifik by
Reviews the anti-nuclear movement in Oceania. Covers the history of nuclear testing by the Americans, British and French, and the politics behind this testing. The officials of the new Pacific nations express their anti-nuclear sentiments. Includes brief excerpts from various anti-nuclear conferences such as the Nuclear Free Pacific conferences; anti-nuclear songs; demonstrations against testing; and treaties.
Nukes in the Pacific
A panel of concerned individuals discuss nuclear power in the Pacific and explore the difference between nuclear weapons and nuclear power. The panel also looks at "the Australian Initiative" which calls for a nuclear weapons ban in the Pacific, the possibilities of nuclear waste dumping by the Japanese, and nuclear testing by the French.
Paradise in Danger by
This documentary about the 1980 Nuclear-Free Conference examines major issues surrounding the world's nuclear testing policy in the Pacific. It includes interviews with delegates to the conference as well as musicians from the "No Nukes" concert held in Hawaii.