Fleet Week

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Aircraft carrier steams under Golden Gate Bridge, c. 1984.

Photo: It's About Times newspaper

The flyer below was distributed in 1984 during the resuscitation of "Fleet Week," a pro-military festival that had halted during the Vietnam era, and was restarted by Mayor Dianne Feinstein as part of her campaign to homeport the USS Missouri and a nuclear-armed strike force in San Francisco.