The Nuclear Family

Virgil T. Crow's Little Suzie and Atomic Energy

Lil Suzie and Atomic Energy, an animated gem from Virgil T. Crow, explores the wonders of radiation.

Update: The Virgil T. Crow sites are nomo.  Sorry. You missed a gem.

Scenes from the Fallout Shelter Handbook (1962)
presented by the Ward-O-Matic.

The cold war classic, Duck and Cover
is available at The Internet Archive.

Update: Comic books, If an A-Bomb Falls and Power For Progress.

Interview with Ray J. Mauer, former Archer Productions, Inc. in-house writer, about Duck and Cover. Here’s something about the catchy tune. I was surprised to learn that Dave Lambert (Lambert, Hendricks, and Ross) had a hand in that.

Less amusing content follows.

Here’re a few words about the use of depleted-uranium weapons.

The Tiny Victims of Desert Storm, a heartwrenching Life Magazine essay (with photos) on problems suffered by veterans of the first
Gulf War and their families.

UPDATE: No longer available at LIFE, but we still have The Wayback Machine:  The Tiny Victims of Desert Storm

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