That Long-Awaited Booklet

January 1962
New Republic;1/15/62, Vol. 146 Issue 3, p13
Criticizes the booklet "Fallout Protection, What to Know and Do About Nuclear Attack," issued by the U.S. Department of Defense and available free at all post offices as of January 2, 1962. Failure of the booklet to provide a reason behind the suggestion for people to avoid looking at an explosion; Comment of James R. Newman, an editor of "Scientific American," on the booklet's instruction on what to do in case of a nuclear attack; Attempt of the department to get scientific information from the National Academy of Sciences' Civil Defense Advisory Committee for the booklet.


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