Atomic Hobo - Nuclear War Podcast
The Waking Point
A look at the 1951 civil defence recruitment film.
Quick announcement about the podcast and the book. You can now pre-order my book, ATTACK WARNING RED: HOW BRITAIN PREPARED FOR NUCLEAR WAR, by Julie McDowall.Here is the Amazon link:https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1847926215/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_SVZQW251FATSTHY45NF8It's also available on all other book shop sites. Thank you for pre-ordering and for supporting my work.You can support me on Patreon at www.patreon.com/atomichobo or leave a tip at www.paypal.me/atomichoboThank you!
SPECIAL EPISODE - Interview with Nicholas Meyer, director of THE DAY AFTER
Interview with Nick Meyer, director of THE DAY AFTER. Getting fired from the movie, censorship, sponsors fleeing, being pushed to depression and to thoughts of suicide - he tells us about the struggle to make the film. And what was the reaction in the Pentagon and from Ronald Reagan? Did the White House make any demands?He also talks about the insults thrown at him after broadcast.My thanks to Nick Meyer for speaking to me via Zoom.Support the podcast at www.patreon.com/atomichobo or leave a tip at www.paypal.me/atomichoboThanks for listening. Julie
SPECIAL EPISODE - Interview with Joshua Pollack
An interview with Josh Pollack, editor of the Non Proliferation review. I ask him how might NATO react to nuclear use in Ukraine? How long will the nuclear taboo hold? And he offers a reminder that there are nuclear threats beyond the Cold War scenario of Russia v the West.Support the podcast at www.patreon.com/atomichobo or drop a tip at www.paypal.me/atomichobo No ads and no waffle! Thank you for listening.Julie