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This might not be too bad of an 'idea' to re-institute again for today...considering! The public [and many officials] of today, would not have any idea whatsoever...except to call 911, and hope someone [from somewhere] would come to their need...but the First Responders would be very busy and not be able to assist, creating absolute chaos.

Civil Defense, based on the assumption that a nuclear attack from the former Soviet Union was imminent, ranked high on the list of U.S. priorities in the 1960s. The Federal Civil Defense Administration was in charge of this Cold War activity. A key point emphasized in the video is that for citizens to survive a nuclear attack, they must be prepared. This meant they must know the locations of approved Civil Defense shelters or have their own shelter at their home, or both.


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