Ask your Grandfather.
Your Grandmother…aunts and uncles…
Kids growing up in the United States in the 60’s were well aware that Russia was our enemy.
From the end of World War II until the early 1990s, the world faced a period of international tension and competition called the Cold War.
The United States and the non-communist world faced extraordinary circumstances, which they saw as a threat to World Peace, Democracy, and Security:
Soviet development of Atomic Weapons,
Soviets flexing their newfound Nuclear muscles,
Soviets extending their political ideology into Europe and elsewhere.
The Federal Civil Defense Administration to the Rescue!
The Government responded to heightened public anxiety by creating the Federal Civil Defense Administration = lto instruct the public about how to prepare for a nuclear assault. Imagine the fear.
The Eisenhower Administration distributed information to educate Americans about how they could protect themselves.
Survival literature was written primarily for a suburban audience, since it was assumed that cities would be targets and most urban dwellers would not survive.
Everyone knew, the Golden Gate Bridge would be a likely target.
Officials at the FCDA stated that if people were educated and prepared for a nuclear attack, they could survive an atomic bomb and avoid the wholesale death and destruction that had occurred at Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Decades of Abject FEAR And LOATHNG OF RUSSIA- For Good Reason
The Soviet had heightened development of Atomic Weapons,
The brazen Soviets were flexing their newfound Nuclear Muscles, threateningly…again.
And, The Soviets were coldly and boldly extending their political ideology into Europe and elsewhere.
A recent Forbes Magazine article, sends a note to #45 instructung him on the impractical, inane and insane relations we have with Russia.
The Trump Boys: Perfect Examples of No Grit.