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Over its 19 years, tens of thousands of women came to Greenham Common. Some stayed for a weekend, weeks or months whilst others came for the day to join some of the larger actions.

On a day-to-day basis, women often cut through the fence to cause inconvenience for the base. Find out more about some of the actions and think about how you might report on them of you were a journalist.

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This is a video clip from a 1980’s children’s news programme which reported on Greenham Common at the time. What do you think of the coverage? What does it tell us?