How It Happened

January 1979
New Republic;1/20/79, Vol. 180 Issue 3, p3
Focuses on the preparations and probable consequences of a Russian-American war. Comparison between the annual spending of the Soviet Union and the U.S. for bomb shelters, survival systems and evaluations plans; Findings of the National Academy of Sciences' study "Long-term worldwide effects of multiple nuclear weapons detonations"; International community's reaction on the possibility that the Soviet Union will activate its civil defense evaluation plans; Unclassified U.S. versions of probable consequences of mock nuclear wars.


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