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Edward R. Murrow ...
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This official U.S. Civil Defense film describes the dangers of an atomic bomb blast, and instructs the public on how to prepare for, and survive, an atomic attack. Written by yortsnave

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Survival after an atomic holocaust
11 April 2001 | by (Dublin, Ireland) – See all my reviews

What starts out as another typical day in the life of the Mitchell family turns into a nightmare when a nuclear bomb is dropped on New York City, fifty miles from the Mitchell home. A horrifying story of the aftermath of the nuclear attack unfolds in this gripping dramatisation. This movie made during the time of Cold-War-paranoia of the 1950s – providing the viewer with the disturbing vision of a nuclear holocaust – would make a good double bill with the 1983 movie `The Day After'. Watch out for a very young Walter Matthau!!!

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