Tag Archives: Pam Dewey

MAD Music (NSFF Pt. 5)

Not So Fabulous Fifties (NSFF) Part 5: MAD Music (Click here to go to the beginning of this series.)   The Cold War Era spawned a large number of nuclear-themed musical and spoken recordings. One website has compiled a large … Continue reading

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Civil Defense, Shelters…and “Emotion Management” (NSFF Pt. 4)

Not So Fabulous Fifties (NSFF) Part 4: Civil Defense, Shelters…and “Emotion Management” (Click here to go to the beginning of this series.) Civil Defense After the Soviet Union exploded its first atomic bomb in 1949, the American public was understandably … Continue reading

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More MADmen (Pt. 3 NSFF)

Not So Fabulous Fifties (NSFF) Part 3: More MADmen (Click here to go to the beginning of this series.) It shall be the policy of this Nation to regard any nuclear missile launched from Cuba against any nation in the … Continue reading

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MADmen (NSFF Pt. 2)

Not So Fabulous Fifties (NSFF) Part 2: MADmen (Click here to go to the beginning of this series.) “I begin to believe in only one civilizing influence—the discovery one of these days of a destructive agent so terrible that War … Continue reading

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Duck and Cover (NSFF Pt. 1)

Not So Fabulous Fifties (NSFF) Part 1: Duck and Cover If you grew up in the 1950s, you’d be well familiar with lots of cartoon characters, from the cartoon shorts at the theater that preceded the movies. There would be … Continue reading

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