Americans try to cope with the aftermath of a nuclear catastrophe.

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Mark Bragg
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Americans try to cope with the aftermath of a nuclear catastrophe.

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3 April 1960 (USA)  »

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Nuclear War comes to America's Suburbs
20 October 2000 | by (Seattle, WA) – See all my reviews

A live teleplay based on the novel by Pat Frank about the ultimate horror coming to your neighborhood. Don Murray is a lawyer in a small town in rural Florida. Life is simple; slow and idyllic, until the unthinkable happens one afternoon. Done at a time when most people had black and white TV's and the Cold War was very real and very, very close,it had a stark documentary style and feel to it that terrified people. A truly remarkable event in TV history, that probably should be in the Smithsonian and/or on the AFI's preservation list if it isn't there already.


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