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TITLE: RED MENACE

A shocking story torn from yesterday's headlines!


THE RED MENACE

DIRECTOR: R. G. Springsteen
YEAR: 1949

Star Robert Rockwell is a disgruntled WWII vet who is seduced into joining the Communist Party by Hanne Axman. Note that the front for the Communists is a bar called "Club Domino." The Daily People's World, a Communist newspaper, reviewed THE RED MENACE upon its release and demanded that the "lies" of the film be met with "the blazing truth of the people's anger."

AMAZON product link: RED MENACE

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ATOMIC HYGIENE: Cold War Short Films
INFORMATION PROGRAM WITHIN PUBLIC SHELTERS
After the U.S. government experienced a PR backlash of sorts with its promotion of family fallout shelters (the private shelters sparked a lively moral debate about whether it was OK to shoot your neighbor if he tried to force his way into your end-of-the-world abode), public shelters became the official survival vehicle for the nation.
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