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This is Civil Defense

entertaining and informative broadcast created during the Red Scare to teach the public how to act in the case of a disaster such as flooding, tornados, food shortages, and nuclear attack.

13 old time radio show recordings
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1 MP3 CD
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3 Audio CDs


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"Listen Carefully"



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About this Old Time Radio Show

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Fallout Shelter
Fallout ShelterThis is Civil Defense
was created by the Federal Civil Defense Administration (FCDA) and was sponsored by Civil Defense recruiting.  President Harry Truman created The Federal Civil Defense Administration (FCDA) to prepare and educate the public about the threat of a nuclear attack as well as natural disasters. 

The FCDA organized air raid drills, built fallout shelters, created films (such as the now infamousDuck and Cover film),and produced radio shows.  It also enlisted citizens to join the Civil Defense to protect their families and communities. 

This is Civil Defensewas broadcast during the Red Scare which left Americans feeling vulnerable to a Soviet Attack, but also covered natural and national disasters such as flooding, tornados, and food shortages. Children hiding under desksThe show is entertaining and informative, teaching the public through example how to act in the case of a disaster. Even the "Conelrad" radio emergency communication system is explained. 

So get under your school desk and start digging your personal bomb shelter because This is Civil Defense is on the air. See also "Atomic Radio" and :

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These classic recordings are available in the following formats:
  • MP3 CDs are delivered by mail. These archival quality MP3 CDs are playable in your computer and many MP3 player devices.



    13 recordings on 1 MP3 CD for just $5.00
    total playtime 3 hours, 4 min
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      13 shows - total playtime 3 hours 4 minutes
      1. This Is Civil Defense 1956 01 The River.mp3
      2. This Is Civil Defense 1956 02 Guardian Eyes.mp3
      3. This Is Civil Defense 1956 03 The Evanston Story.mp3
      4. This Is Civil Defense 1956 04 The Crash.mp3
      5. This Is Civil Defense 1956 05 The Tornado.mp3
      6. This Is Civil Defense 1956 06 Men Of Action.mp3
      7. This Is Civil Defense 1956 07 You Shall Have Food.mp3
      8. This Is Civil Defense 1956 08 The Sky Is Falling.mp3
      9. This Is Civil Defense 1956 09 Listen Carefully.mp3
      10. This Is Civil Defense 1956 10 And The Winds Came.mp3
      11. This Is Civil Defense 1956 11 The Valiant Women.mp3
      12. This Is Civil Defense 1956 12 Road To Survival.mp3
      13. This Is Civil Defense 1956 13 My Brothers Keeper.mp3
  • MP3 downloads are available instantly after purchase!



    13 recordings on 1 MP3 Collection Download for just $5.00
    total playtime 3 hours, 4 min
    Add MP3 Collection to Cart

    Click here to see disc contents


      13 shows - total playtime 3 hours 4 minutes
      1. This Is Civil Defense 1956 01 The River.mp3
      2. This Is Civil Defense 1956 02 Guardian Eyes.mp3
      3. This Is Civil Defense 1956 03 The Evanston Story.mp3
      4. This Is Civil Defense 1956 04 The Crash.mp3
      5. This Is Civil Defense 1956 05 The Tornado.mp3
      6. This Is Civil Defense 1956 06 Men Of Action.mp3
      7. This Is Civil Defense 1956 07 You Shall Have Food.mp3
      8. This Is Civil Defense 1956 08 The Sky Is Falling.mp3
      9. This Is Civil Defense 1956 09 Listen Carefully.mp3
      10. This Is Civil Defense 1956 10 And The Winds Came.mp3
      11. This Is Civil Defense 1956 11 The Valiant Women.mp3
      12. This Is Civil Defense 1956 12 Road To Survival.mp3
      13. This Is Civil Defense 1956 13 My Brothers Keeper.mp3
  • Standard Audio CDs are delivered by mail on archival quality media with up to 60 minutes on each CD and play in all CD players



    13 recordings on 3 Audio CDs
    total playtime 3 hours, 4 min

    Disc A001

    1. This Is Civil Defense 1956 01 The River
    2. This Is Civil Defense 1956 02 Guardian Eyes
    3. This Is Civil Defense 1956 03 The Evanston Story
    4. This Is Civil Defense 1956 04 The Crash
    5. This Is Civil Defense 1956 05 The Tornado

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    Disc A002

    1. This Is Civil Defense 1956 06 Men Of Action
    2. This Is Civil Defense 1956 07 You Shall Have Food
    3. This Is Civil Defense 1956 08 The Sky Is Falling
    4. This Is Civil Defense 1956 09 Listen Carefully

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    Disc A003

    1. This Is Civil Defense 1956 10 And The Winds Came
    2. This Is Civil Defense 1956 11 The Valiant Women
    3. This Is Civil Defense 1956 12 Road To Survival
    4. This Is Civil Defense 1956 13 My Brothers Keeper

    Add Audio CD to Cart - $5.00