Atomic Hobo - Nuclear War Podcast
The Real Threads: Civil Defence in the US Fabric and Textile Industry
Looking at a 1970 booklet called Civil Defense in the Textile, Apparel and Related Industries.
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No Nukes and Kisses24:43Churchill 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.
Hurricane! Britain gets the bomb35:14Britain gets the bomb! Then gets left behind again...Join us on Patreon for bonus episodes at www.patreon.com/atomichobo
Why Australia?19:17Why did Britain choose Australia for its first nuclear test - and why did Australia say yes?Join me on Patreon for extra podcast episodes www.patreon.com/atomichoboThank you!
Four Minutes of Threads, Part 2741:36Ruth! Work! Up! In this episode we see the fine reward Ruth gets for rearing her child and guarding her from the ultimate horrors of the world. A bonus episode has been uploaded to my Patreon page for pod subscribers. It's another one on 1980s nuclear pop music. We look at RUSSIANS by Sting. You can get it here: www.patreon.com/atomichoboYou can get my book ATTACK WARNING RED: HOW BRITAIN PREPARED FOR NUCLEAR WAR HERE: https://linktr.ee/attackwarningredOr get a signed copy from me directly at www.juliemcdowall.comThank you.
Canadians Don't Flap!36:01Looking at a Canadian civil defence magazine from the 1960s, called Survival.Its main purpose was to overcome apathy amongst Canadians about nuclear war and civil defence, and it tried to do this with some humour!You can find the whole magazine on my Patreon page at www.patreon.com/atomichobo
N.E.A.R.15:24In the 1960s, America considered the N.E.A.R. system: a little black box you plug into the wall which acts as a personal air raid alarm.
Atomic Wonderland24:03It's 1951 and Churchill is back in Downing Street - but is he living in "atomic wonderland"?You can support the podcast and get extra episodes here https://www.patreon.com/atomichobo?fan_landing=true&view_as=publicYou can make a one-off donation to the podcast here https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/atomichoboAnd you can buy my book here https://linktr.ee/attackwarningredThank you.
Sorry We Missed You!22:21Clement Attlee's efforts in 1950 to make America promise to consult Britain before launching the nukes.<a href="https://www.patreon.com/atomichobo?fan_landing=true&view_as=public">Join my Patreon here and get extra podcast episodes.</a><a href="https://www.amazon.co.uk/Attack-Warning-Red-Julie-McDowall/dp/1847926215/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1VSGDARI5MZZ2&keywords=attack+warning+red+julie+mcdowall&qid=1693414023&sprefix=%2Caps%2C122&sr=8-1"> Buy my book, ATTACK WARNING RED!, here </a>
Ted Turner's Doomsday Video27:18The short video recorded by CNN which would be broadcast if nuclear war started.You can buy my book, ATTACK WARNING RED here: https://linktr.ee/attackwarningredAnd you can support the podcast and get extra episodes at Patreon here: https://www.patreon.com/atomichobo?fan_landing=true&view_as=public