WCCO multi part report on Nuclear War. In 1982 the cold war was white hot. Reagan Admin was putting MX (first strike) missiles into Europe. Americans were being told nuclear was would be “survivable.” A nationwide nuclear freeze movement was burgeoning.
Millions, on both sides of the Atlantic, were freaked.
Credit: Tom Hendrick


John Paulson: When did this report air? This looks(and sounds) like something that would air during sweeps month trying to draw in viewers to boost ratings in order to boost ad rates and make more money.




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