Raised funds for anti-war political candidates in the early 1970s. The 25th anniversary of the US first use of an atomic weapon in the bombing of Hiroshima, Japan.
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
The Shea Stadium was the home of Major League Baseball's New York Mets from 1964 to 2008 and home of the New York Jets football team from 1964 to 1983. William A. Shea was most responsible for bringing National League baseball back to New York. The Stadium was demolished in 2009 for parking space for the current home of the Mets, Citi Field.