Flashback: Nuclear drill brings 1951 New York City to a standstill Add to ...

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Show Description
During the height of the Cold War, the U.S. was on standby for a possible nuclear attack by the Soviets. In this 1951 newsreel shows a drill with New York City shut down as people flee underground.

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