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 Civil Defense Collection

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"If The Bomb Falls"
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Atomic Energy Lab

Speeches, Radio Drama, and Public Service Announcements (1950s-1960s)
"If the United States were to be attacked with nuclear weapons . . .

Civil Defense HatDuring the era of Atomic Radio, This collection of Civil Defense messages from the 1950s and 1960s includes messages from Leo Hoegh, director of the office of Civil and Defense Mobilization, an announcement from John F. Kennedy, and public service announcements for the protection of yourself, your family, and your home in case of a nuclear emergency.

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In this collection, you will learn how to design your home to shield against the dangers of radioactive fallout and how to fight nuclear flash fires (close doors, windows, and Venetian blinds, or cover windows with aluminum foil). You will also learn how to improvise in case tragedy strikes and you are not near a fallout shelter (use doors off their hinges, furniture and appliances, plus stacks of other shielding materials such as trunks or drawers filled with sand or earth to make an enclosure large enough to live in for a short time). There are also instruction on what to do if you see a nuclear flash in the distance (take cover immediately - get in a ditch or building, get under a parked car, behind a tree or a wall, then curl up in a ball and cover your head with your arms and stay there until heat and blast waves have passed, then go to the nearest fallout shelter before radioactive fallout starts drifting down).

Alert today, alive tomorrow, Support National Civil Defense Week AdvertisementIn a time when Americans feared nuclear threat from abroad, when schools were designed to double as fallout shelters, and Americans wore dog tags and practiced nuclear drills and blackout runs to their nearest shelter, radio became the main method of communication between defense officials and the public. These messages from the Office of Civil Defense and the North American Air Defense Command provide an insightful historical perspective on the worries and uncertainties of this time. See also:

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72 recordings: total playtime 3 hours 9 minutes
Bert the Turtle - Duck and Cover
Civil Defense LP If the Bomb Falls 61
Fallout Shelter Song
If the Bomb Falls 61
Inside a Communist Cell
Tomorrow 561017 Orson Welles

Civil Defense PSA 68
Community Shelter in Schools
Community Shelter Program
Emergency Operating Centers
Fallout Shelter Spaces
Industrial Records Protection
Personal and Family Survival
PSA Emergency Broadcast System 1
PSA Emergency Broadcast System 2
PSA Emergency Broadcast System 3
Shelter in Schools
Shelter Manager
Slanting the Design

Complacent American 61
Complacent American 61 Pt 1
Complacent American 61 Pt 2

In Time of Emergency 61
1 Radioactive Fallout
10 Follow Instructions
11 Main Hazards of Nuclear Attack [excerpt]
12 Fire Prevention [excerpt]
13 Attack Warning [excerpt]
14 Where to find Shelter -- What to Take Along [excerpt]
15 Improving Fallout Shelter Protection [excerpt]
16 Food and Water [excerpt]
3 If Caught in the Open
5 Improving Fallout Protection (Basements)
6 Improving Fallout Protetion (no basement)
7 What to Take to Shelter
8 Emergency Shelter
9 Fire Hazards

Leo Hoegh One Minute Spots 59
Community Defense
Fallout Shelter 1
Fallout Shelter 2
Fallout Shelter 3
First Aid 1
First Aid 2
Food Storage
Preparedness Card
Warning Signals

More PSA
Attack Warning
Design Slanting PSA
Emergency Broadcast System 1968 13000 Architects
Emergency Broadcast System 1968 CSP
Emergency Water Supply
OCDM PSA 1959 My Own Shelter Cost $212
Operation Alert 1961 What do do During a War (JFK)
PDS 53 Sounds Pretty Complicated
PSA Pedro Do you Know What to Do 1953
Public Shelter Sign
Radioactive Fallout
UK Protect and Survive
WBEN Buffalo NY Announcement 53
What to Take to Shelter
WHEN Syracuse 75 Annoucement

NORAD Tracks Santa Claus
1 S Claus files Unusual Flight Plan
2 Early Warning Radars Acquire Track
3 NORAD Pilot Confirms Santa
4 Santa Promo 1
5 Santa Promo 2

Sound Effects
Nuclear Bomb Explosion Yucca Flats NV
Simulated Nuclear Bomb Dropped by F-105

Stars for Defense 60
Stars for Defense 1965 Beyond the Sign Itself
Stars for Defense 'One Small Chinese Schoolboy' 1960
Stars for Defense PSA 1960
Stars for Defense Shelter Means Survival 1965
Stars for Defense Where the People Are 1965



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