Saturday, May 2, 2009

Duck and cover: (literally) a blast from the past

In case you have ever wondered how our grandchildren will think about the way we have allowed fear to rule out lives since 9/11, maybe a look back at the good old days of the Cold War will help:

You must obey the civil defense officials with the strange rain coats and the probing hands...

I am actually old enough to remember these drills in first and second grade.

You can find this and lots more neat period stuff here.

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