Neatorama Posts Tagged "Cold War"
How Dr. Strangelove Turned a Cold War Horror Story Into Comedy Gold

[https://youtu.be/8XZyjp8uTJk] (YouTube link)The source material for Dr. Strangelove: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb was the 1958 suspense novel Red Alert by Peter George. However, Red Alert was not...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/05/08/How-Dr-Strangelove-Turned-a-Cold-War-Horror-Story-Into-Comedy-Gold/
The Very Real History of Death Stars...

The Galactic Empire constructed an operational spa...  ...f an orbital base, armed with a "sun gun."But the war brought a new idea to the table: Make a space sta...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/02/14/The-Very-Real-History-of-Death-Stars/
How Americans of the 1960s Really Felt About Nuclear Fallout Shelters...

From the literature we see on the internet from th...  ...om the literature we see on the internet from the Cold War era, you'd think that everyone had a backyard fal...  ...eir feelings regarding preparedness for a nuclear war . Check out some of the results.Is it cowardly to...  ...and the threat of total dest...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/17/How-Americans-of-the-1960s-Really-Felt-About-Nuclear-Fallout-Shelters/
The Walking Blood Bank Tattoos of the Cold War

In a discussion following an article about Cold War fallout shelter crackers, the subject of blood ty...  ...s to streamline medical procedures during nuclear war . It was less for identifying the blood type of pa...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/14/The-Walking-Blood-Bank-Tattoos-of-the-Cold-War/
The Doomsday Diet...

The 1950s Cold War craze for fallout shelters was a serious undertak...  ...erious undertaking for the US government. Nuclear war with the Soviets seemed inevitable, and the prude...  ...e going to eat in crowded municipal shelters?That coldly logical approach, combined with an...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/13/The-Doomsday-Diet/
How the CIA Rescued Modern Art...

Abstract Expressionism was a fringe movement, unti...  ...anti-American; it saw the movement as a powerful Cold War weapon that could stoke patriotism at home and wi...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/12/07/How-the-CIA-Rescued-Modern-Art/
This Ghost Town was Aiming Nuclear Missiles at America from Just 200km Away...

The Soviet Union founded quite a few towns during...  ...Soviet Union founded quite a few towns during the Cold War that never appeared on maps; secret sites where r...  ...lete with an underground base for storing nuclear warheads . Over five thousand residents (military and their...  ...lifornia and South Dako...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/09/17/This-Ghost-Town-was-Aiming-Nuclear-Missiles-at-America-from-Just-200km-Away/
In the Cold War, Makeup Was a Weapon

The Cold War was a game of one-upmanship in the areas of nucle...  ...hours of road construction. Read about the tug-of- war

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/29/In-the-Cold-War-Makeup-Was-a-Weapon/
From Boy Geniuses to Mad Scientists: How Americans Got So Weird About Science...

Science is the most interesting part of the school...  ...how we encourage our children to learn about it. Wartime particularly shaped public opinion, because great...  ...blic opinion, because great innovations come from wartime research, for good or evil.After World War II,...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/08/04/From-Boy-Geniuses-to-Mad-Scientists-How-Americans-Got-So-Weird-About-Science/
Missile Control...

This picture was taken at the Minuteman Missile Na...  ...The facility was manned 24 hours a day during the Cold War

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/07/23/Missile-Control/




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