Unformatted text preview: I realize that people understood how devastating a nuclear war would be, but having not been alive at that time I wonder whether these drills and defense measures were for actual protection or just for peace of mind. I’m not sure how much different living with the threat of nuclear war would be from living today with the threat of terrorism. Although back then a war meant almost certain death, today there is still the possibility that large amount of innocent people could be killed over a difference in ideologies....
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2010 for the course HIST 095 taught by Professor J.moore during the Summer '09 term at Vermont.
- Summer '09