- Title: CF645
10:01:43 - 10:05:56
Cold War propaganda film about newspaper editorial meeting where they discuss civil defence issues. Film is about trying to persuade people not to evacuate the cities in the event of a nuclear war. Excellent footage of traffic queues and refugees trying to escape from European cities. Includes footage of London Blitz and firefighters, destroyed buildings, emergency vehicles
10:05:56 - 10:09:50
good STOP sign, firefighters, traffic, crowds out of trains. Staying in the city really isn't very dangerous and the danger of radiation is not very high. Footage of children being evacuated. Aftermath of London Blitz. Scenes of production for the war effort inc American tanks, bombers at the Boeing factory. "When the time comes each one of us must stay in our city and fight". "A lot of people behind the Iron Curtain are wondering whether we can take it .... are carefully measuring our courage ...." "They think they have the answer". "The question is, have Americans got the guts?"
- Keywords:DIPLOMACY, USA, RUSSIA, USSR, IRON CURTAIN, WAR, LONDON, RED SCARE, MCCARTHYISM, COMMUNISM, 20TH CENTURY, HISTORY, POLITICS
- Master Title:CF645