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Taking Power: Photographs from the People's Movement to Shut Down VT Yankee


The work of three outstanding photographers' is on exhibit through the end of October at the Elliot Street Cafe.  From Grace Paley confronting executives on Wall Street in 1977 to babies in the "Leaks, Lies, and Lawyers" parade in March 2013, the photos document decades of grassroots activism to shut down Vermont Yankee. The echibit is sponsored by the Safe and Green Campaign.

Lionel Delevingne photo

  • Lionel Delevingne, a French photojournalist, settled in the
    United States in 1975. He is a prolific photographer of American social
    movements, having covered the early years of the antinuclear movement for the
    Valley Advocate. His work has been exhibited in the New York Times, Le Figaro,
    Mother Jones
    , and many other periodicals. The photographs shown here are
    excerpts from an upcoming book, "What Will it Take?" commemorating
    the struggle against nuclear power from Vernon, Vermont to Fukushima, due for
    release in Spring 2014.

David Shaw photograph 3.22.12

  • David Shaw is a photojournalist from Dummerston, VT. Shaw
    worked in the film industry as a cinematographer for over 20 years. For the
    past 10 years, he has been documenting Vermont's grassroots efforts to close
    the aging Vermont Yankee. Shaw's interest in this subject is personal: he is
    co-founder of the non-profit Earth Sweet Home, and organization that promotes
    sustainable design and ecological architecture. Shaw's photographs have been
    seen in Vermont newspapers including the Brattleboro Reformer, the Commons, and Seven Days.

Cate Woolner photo. 09/16/2012

  • Cate Woolner of Northfield, MA, is a landscape and social
    commentary photographer. She makes photographs to document or comment on
    contemporary issues of social, economic, and environmental justice/injustice
    and the power of community. Cate has been involved in shutting down nukes since
    1976. She began bringing her camera to rallies and protests, and her images
    have found their way into newspapers, web sites, and the Syracuse Cultural
    Workers Calendar.
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