Shelters and Survival

Brynes, Asher; Underhill, Garrett
January 1962
New Republic;1/15/62, Vol. 146 Issue 3, p6
Highlights the response of the U.S. Congress and the public to a speech by U.S. President John F. Kennedy regarding civil defense and preparation in case of war. Delegation of the authority over civil defense to Adam Yarmolinsky, the Special Assistant for Special Projects to Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara; Request of the U.S. President for funds from the Congress in preparation for a possible war; Increase in the demand for federal literature on fallout shelters.


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