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Video of the Day – 11/17/15 (Duck and Cover)

Daily Video — “Duck and Cover” (1951)

Pulling from deep in the vaults today, we have the old Cold War film “Duck and Cover” (1951) from the Civil Defense Department and starring “Bert the Turtle”.  In this we learn just what to do in the case of a nuclear attack! This is from the amazing site archive.org and is in the Public Domain, so feel free to spread this where ever you like!

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Posted by on November 17, 2015 in Daily Video

 

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Video of the Day – 4/3/13 (Exploding H-Bombs in Space)

Daily Video — “Exploding H-Bombs in Space

This shirt video from NPR uses old newsreel footage from 1950s hydrogen bomb tests to highlight ” the greatest man-made light show we never want to see again” — live nuclear tests in the upper atmosphere.

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Posted by on April 3, 2013 in Daily Video

 

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