Docudrama uses fictional reports of a crisis in the Middle East, which leads to a nuclear confrontation between the US and the USSR. "Looking Glass" is the code word for the Strategic Air Command's control plane which is to be used in the case of nuclear war.
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The stock footage of the "Omani gunboat" exploding was of HMS Antelope, sunk in the Falklands on May 24th, 1982. See more
Michael Boyle was supposedly broadcasting from the USS Nimitz, an operational, combat-capable aircraft carrier. However, a T-2 Buckeye trainer aircraft taxis past him, indicating that the broadcast was filmed from a training carrier. See more
Twenty years ago, I used to spend a lot of time talking about... hypothetical nuclear war scenarios with a man who was one of the pioneers in that form of prophecy... he's dead now... really believed in his craft. He said to me once, "Don, I'm convinced that sooner or later there will be a nuclear exchange - but I'm also convinced that when the leaders confront the terror of that exchange, they'll realize they can't get away any longer with playing war games, and they'll turn around... if ...