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February 19 2016 Today in History Newsletter

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Here’s this week’s feature from Today in History at BellaOnline:
The Story of the Peace Symbol

On February 21, 1958, graphic artist Gerald Holtom drew a circle and three lines. It became the logo for an Easter weekend protest march against nuclear weapons.

So how did such an abstract symbol come to represent peace? And why did Holtom regret his design years later? Read to find out ...
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Lane Graciano, Today in History editor
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