TITLE

Civil Defense and Fallout Shelters

AUTHOR(S)
Halperin, Morton
PUB. DATE
February 1962
SOURCE
New Republic;2/26/62, Vol. 146 Issue 9, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on issues related to the civil defense program proposed by U.S. President John F. Kennedy. Comments on proposals of Kennedy Administration to undertake the construction, identification and stocking of fallout shelters; Reports that opponents of the program have pointed to civil defense as a symbol of the current deterrence strategy; Information the U.S. defense policy; Report that conceivable circumstances of general war for which the construction of fallout shelters can make a significant difference to the country; Attacks on American strategic forces that lead to large-scale civilian destruction.
ACCESSION #
9956461

 

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