A-Bombs, Fallout & Nuclear War
This collection of films produced in the mid-20th century provides fascinating insight into America's anxieties toward the mysterious and frightening new atomic age.
You'll view 1957's Living with the Atom, which attempted to convert budding young scientists to Christianity; 1965's Radioactive Fallout and Shelter, on what to do in the event of a nuclear attack; 1945's Atom Strikes!, which explains why the atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki; 1959's Fallout: When and How to Protect Yourself, a cartoon about radioactivity and its effects; and 1954's The Atom Goes to Sea, which was produced by GE to praise the benefits of atomic energy. B&W, 1 hr. 51 min.