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Atomic Hobo - Nuclear War Podcast

Ted Turner's Doomsday Video

The short video recorded by CNN which would be broadcast if nuclear war started.


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  • Sweden - Part 5

    38:17
    Join me on Patreon here: www.patreon.com/atomichoboGet a copy of my book, Attack Warning Red, here: https://linktr.ee/attackwarningredIntroductory music: "No More Forevers" by IX. By kind permission of IX.Other music: "Martian Cowboy" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 Licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
  • Sweden - Part 4

    45:16
    The second half of Sweden's 1961 civil defence booklet, covering evacuation, letters home, luggage, baths and plastic sheeting.Join me on Patreon here: www.patreon.com/atomichoboGet a copy of my book, Attack Warning Red, here: https://linktr.ee/attackwarningredIntroductory music: "No More Forevers" by IX. By kind permission of IX.Other music: "Martian Cowboy" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 Licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
  • Sweden - Part 3

    58:29
    The 1961 version of the Swedish civil defence booklet has been translated for me by two kind listeners. Let's explore it, comparing it to the British booklet of the same era.You can find the Swedish booklet, plus its Second World War version and the later 1950s edition, at my Patreon page. Join me here at www.patreon.com/atomichobo where you will also get access to posts, archives, and bonus podcast episodes.Introductory music: "No More Forevers" by IX. By kind permission of IX.Additional music: "Martian Cowboy" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 Licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
  • Sweden - Part 2

    49:42
    Are the Swedish brave enough to take surstromming into their shelter? Find my Patreon page  <a href=https://www.patreon.com/atomichobo> here</a>Introductory music: No More Forevers by IX. By kind permission of IX.Further music: SCP-x3x (I am Not OK)" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 Licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
  • Sweden - Part 1

    36:08
    The Soviets tried to call the Baltic "the sea of peace" but Sweden had a few objections. Especially as any disruptions to the Baltic "peace" seemed to be coming from the Soviets, not the Swedes. In this episode we look at how Sweden's position on the Baltic, uncomfortably close to the Soviet Union, drew her into the Cold War and nuclear tension even though she was a neutral state.
  • Four Minutes of Threads, Part 28

    32:56
    We reach the penultimate episode!
  • Fallout Shelters in US Schools

    50:38
    Back in the archives this week. We look at a US civil defence booklet from 1969 about fallout shelters in schools.
  • 1953: Churchill in Bermuda

    29:43
    Churchill and Eden head to Bermuda for a conference with Eisenhower.
  • No Nukes and Kisses

    24:43
    Churchill sails across the Atlantic to meet Eisenhower - the new US President. But even though they are allies and friends from the war, there will be no nukes and kisses from Ike.