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06/10/1961 JFK advises American families to build bomb shelters

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Family Fallout Shelters

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How to Protect Yourself from Nuclear Fallout and Survive an Atomic Attack - 1950s Educational Film

President J. F. Kennedy advised American families to build bomb shelters to protect themselves from atomic threats in a context of a nuclear exchange with the Soviet Union. He also stated that the U.S. civil program would soon begin to provide such protection for every American.
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