“THE GREAT PEACE MARCH 1986” TWO RARE BUTTONS, ONE BY KEITH HARING.

The Great Peace March for Global Nuclear Disarmament, Inc. (also referred to as The Great Peace March, GPM, and the March) was a cross-country event in 1986 aimed at raising awareness of the growing danger of nuclear proliferation and to advocate for complete, verifiable elimination of nuclear weapons from the earth. The GPM consisted of hundreds of people, mostly but not exclusively Americans, who convened in Los Angeles, California, USA, in February 1986 to walk from L.A. to Washington, D.C., the nation's capital. The group left Los Angeles on March 1, 1986 and arrived in Washington, D.C. on November 15, 1986, a journey of about 3,700 miles, nine months, and many campsites. The March was conceived by Los Angeles businessman David Mixner, who formed People Reaching Out for Peace (PRO-Peace), a non-profit organization. Due to bankruptcy, PRO-Peace folded while the March was in Barstow, California. A few weeks of round-the-clock meetings followed to assess resources, reorganize, and to form a grassroots, self-governed organization. Once reorganized, the March continued its eastward trek. First has Haring icon figures walking up steps and is 1.5” square with facsimile signature. Second is 1.75” with Peace Symbol on shoe sole. From the Marshall Levin Collection. Mint Pair.

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“THE GREAT PEACE MARCH 1986” TWO RARE BUTTONS, ONE BY KEITH HARING.
“THE GREAT PEACE MARCH 1986” TWO RARE BUTTONS, ONE BY KEITH HARING.
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