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"Duck and Cover" & "Protect and Survive"

Duck and Cover

Duck and Cover was a short educational film produced in 1951 by the United States federal government’s Civil Defense branch shortly after the Soviet Union began nuclear testing. Written by Raymond J. Mauer and directed by Anthony Rizzo of Archer Productions and made with the help of schoolchildren from New York City and Astoria, New York, it was shown in schools as the cornerstone of the government’s “duck and cover” public awareness campaign. The movie states that nuclear war could happen at any time without warning, and for U.S. citizens to keep this constantly in mind and be ever ready.

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Protect and Survive

Make Your Fall-out Room and Refuge NOW

Action After Warnings


Nuclear Explosions Explained

’Protect and Survive’ was the title of a series of booklets and a public information film series produced by the British government during the late 1970s and early 1980s dealing with emergency planning for a nuclear war. The phrase also referred to a wider programme of national civil defence.

The purpose of the programme was to provide members of the British public with instructions on how to protect themselves and survive a nuclear attack. If such an attack had been deemed likely by the Government during any period of international crisis, a copy of the main “Protect and Survive” booklet would have been distributed to every home in the UK whilst the films would have been transmitted on domestic television. The booklet and the films detailed a series of steps to be undertaken by the citizens of the UK to improve their chances of survival during a nuclear attack, including the recognition of attack warning, fallout warning, and all-clear signals, the preparation of a home “fallout room” (fallout shelter) and the stockpiling of food, water, and other emergency supplies.

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My parents have told me all about this shit. They said that an alarm would sound and they would have to practice by getting under the desk(as if that would stop the radiation from vaporizing them). This shit is just propaganda used by a government in order to instill fear and a need for resolution to that fear. Just like the rationing that took place during WWII in the U.S. They didn’t have a fucking shortage of nylon stockings, but they sure were rationed. Propaganda=creation of fear+obsessive compulsive install+originator of propaganda’s resolution to fear. War on Terror=islamo fascist beheadings+George Bush destroying all terrorists who seek to saw your head off.