Cold War Culture: The Nuclear Fear of the 1950s and 1960s more
No longer a top-secret hideaway, the Diefenbunker doors swing open.
A CBC News announcer recalls a very strange assignment in a very unique place.
Old bomb shelters are converted to meet the new era of stability.
The Emergency Measures Organization is evaluated in the post-Cold War thaw.
Nuclear fear is the inspiration for a new musical composition.
The nuclear crisis reaches its peak when it is reported that interballistic missiles are poised to hit North America from…
U.S. President John F. Kennedy imposes a quarantine on ships docking in Cuba to ensure they aren’t carrying Soviet weapons.
Columnist Ron Haggart takes issue with the government’s approach to nuclear warfare.
The Tocsin nuclear drill is evaluated.
The Emergency Measures Organization tests its cross-Canada evacuation plan.
Hide under your kitchen chair, pull the covers over your head – Max Ferguson has some fun ideas for coping…
The McCallum family experiences life in a fallout shelter.
The air raid sirens hum loudly, shelters are erected, and the general public is busy learning the art of
Max Ferguson pokes fun at the do-it-yourself fallout shelters.
Canadian teenagers learn the ABCs of survival.
The British diplomat who fled England in 1951 under accusations of spying speaks to the CBC from Moscow in 1959.
Wanna buy a bomb shelter? People start shopping for their own personal refuges.
Self-preservation is the name of the game in this humorous commentary by Eric Nicol.
A Vancouver hospital is evacuated in a nuclear drill test run.
At 10:50 a.m., Calgary’s mayor throws the switch to evacuate the city. Preparation and planning is the key to survival.