Authors

WLBZ Radio

Files

Download

Download Transcribed Text (454 KB)

Download Download audio file (7.1 MB)

Loading...

Media is loading
 

Description

After several seconds of the sound of an atomic blast, General Benjamin Chidlaw, Commander in Chief of the Continental Air Defense Command, explains that more than 40 of the Civilian Administrative Supervisors who work in Air Defense Filter Centers in many of the key cities of the county were invited as guests to witness an atomic bomb test blast.

M. Elizabeth McCarthy of the Bangor Air Defense Filter Center, provides a detailed description of her experience.

Publication Date

Spring 1955

Keywords

Civil Defense Administration, public relations, Cold War, 1950s

Disciplines

History | Radio

Collection Number

MS 608

Recording Number

Tape 6, part 2

Length of Audio Recording

3:54

Bangor Resident’s Description of Atomic Bomb Test Near Las Vegas

Share

 
 

Rights Statement

No Known Copyright