by Tom Engelhardt
The generation that came of age during the Cold War may have insight on the return of the nuclear threat, but "duck and cover" won't cut it.
SOURCE: Boston Review
by Erica X. Eisen
"Throughout the atomic age, civil defense authorities demanded the active participation of Black citizens whom their measures failed to protect."
by Marc Wortman
Pleasure-seekers and shoreline business owners on the east coast of the United States rejected voluntary calls to dim their lights in 1942. German U-Boat crews devastated shipping and commerce until compulsory blackouts were enforced.