Paul Jacobs Activism Clip


The guy in this clip is Paul Jacobs an American radical journalist who got lung cancer while investigating the effects on US civilians of the nuclear bomb tests in the Nevada desert in the 50’s and 60’s. The clip is from the documentary Paul Jacobs & The Nuclear Gang, resleased in 1979, 18 months after this clip was filmed, by which time Paul was dead.

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About I Am Not A Number

I Am Not A Number is written by Chris Jury. For 30 years Chris Jury was a TV actor, director and writer best known for playing Eric Catchpole in over 60 episodes of the BBC’s antique classic, Lovejoy, and for directing over 50 episodes of Eastenders. In 2008 he was appointed as the Senior Lecturer in Recorded Media in the School Of Music & Performing Arts at Bath Spa University. He currently presents, Agitpop, a pop & politics radio discussion programme on North Cotswold Community Radio http://www.agitpopradio.org.uk He is currently the Communications Officer for UCU at Bath Spa University and a UCU SW Regional Rep at SWTUC.
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One Response to Paul Jacobs Activism Clip

  1. Fortunately Paul Jacobs was gratified with playing a part in the effort to further his cause. Monumental accomplishments require a team effort and a participant should be content and proud to be a link in the chain.

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