Atomic Hobo

A weekly podcast on how we prepared for nuclear war. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 22m. Bisher sind 138 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 2 days 7 hours 17 minutes

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Interview with Rita May (Mrs Kemp in THREADS)


I spoke to the wonderful Rita May about her memories of THREADS.

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   19m
 
 

Short extract from the book...


I read two pages from the Civil Defence Corps chapter of my book.

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   16m
 
 

Cauliflower and Plym: Britain's First Atomic Bomb


Cauliflower and Plym: not a cocktail, but two unusual elements of Britain's first atomic test, Operation Hurricane.

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   22m
 
 

A Saturday Job After Nuclear War


Looking at proposals for jobs for adolescents after nuclear attack.

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   22m
 
 

Target North West


The 1982 booklet 'Target North West' evaluated civil defence plans for the NW of England. We look at the chapter on Law and Order.

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 2021-05-10  29m
 
 

Interview with director of THREADS, Mick Jackson


I phoned Mick Jackson in LA to discuss THREADS. We also talked about A Guide To Armageddon, and The Day After, plus liquorice and all manner of nuclear horror.

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 2021-04-19  32m
 
 

Four Minutes of Threads, Part X


The classic nuclear war film, minute by horrifying minute.

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 2021-04-12  30m
 
 

Minuteman


What made the Minuteman so special, why did it spook the Soviets, and does it threaten us?

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 2021-03-29  16m
 
 

How To Survive An Atomic Bomb, Part II



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 2021-03-22  22m
 
 

How To Survive An Atomic Bomb


The 1950 book on surviving an atomic bomb.

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 2021-03-16  25m