Film Pix: The Atomic Cafe (1982)

The Atomic Cafeis a fascinating documentary pieced together from newsreel clips, military training films, and other forms of American propaganda used during the early years of the Cold War. 

Oh God!  Will I really lose my hair if the Reds drop a nuclear bomb on my doorstep?

And here is why your grandparents remain batshit paranoid about foreign invasions:


One response to “Film Pix: The Atomic Cafe (1982)

  1. Not to mention a high incidence of PTSD. Growing up in California we did a similar drill for earthquakes. Duck and cover!

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