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Special (Remember Shelters?) #488167

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 07, 1976
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(Studio) Report on fallout shelters built in US.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Denver, Colorado) Signs point to presence of fallout shelters. Govt. Pays inspectors to look them over. Denver has adequate amount of shelters to protect population [SPKR. - says rations adequate for 2 weeks per person. 1 Department of Defense commercial with regard to shelters shown. Nuclear attack drills held at Denver school. [Principal Richard CONKLIN - says civil defense is uppermost.] Civil Defense film shown.
REPORTER: Jack Perkins

(Battle Creek, Michigan) Federal government runs school here for local civil defense representatives $2 billion spent on civil defense in 25 years Slides which Soviets use in their civil defense training shown. Soviet fallout shelters rptdly. more advanced. [SPOKESPERSON - says would rather sell snowballs to Eskimos (rather than sell civil defense ideas to Americans).] [2nd SPOKESPERSON -likens selling attempt to selling insurance to newlyweds.] [4 PEOPLE - say they don't know where fallout shelters are. (2 standing next to shelters.)]
REPORTER: Jack Perkins

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Perkins, Jack
Duration:
00:04:40

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