A Protester For the Ages: The Boston Globe

Subject: Frances Crowe
Themes: 21st Century 20th Century
Age groups: Middle School High School
Resource type: Articles

The Boston Globe published an article on Frances Crowe, "A Protester for the Ages" on September 13, 2010, when Crowe was 91 years old. Only subscribers to the Globe can read the article in its entirety.

Reporter David Abel´s story begins: Authorities dragged the short woman with white hair out of her congressman's Springfield office while she protested the Iraq war. She spent a month in federal prison after painting "Thou shalt not kill'' on missile tubes of nuclear submarines in Connecticut. She has been arrested nine times for trespassing at the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant.