man made satellite called Sputnik in 1957 and this put fear into citizens of the United States because this made them think something like what happens in Alas Babylon could really happento them. Alas Babylon can relate to people in society because the way Pat Frank wrote the book made it so realistic and made whoever read the book realize how easy this could have happened to the United States.Pat Franks most popular book Alas Babylon is closely related too education and how it is still used in schools today. It was also greatly influenced by the political status of the United States at the time and Franks own personal experiences. Just a year after the book was published it was turned into a successful TV show called Playhouse 90 . Alas Babylon is still being consumed by a lot of people and still making money over half a decade after it was published. Because of WWII and what was going on in the country people were able to relate tothe reality of the book and how something like this could really happen. Over all Alas Babylon can relate to Education, Society ,Politics, Consumerism and Media because of the real life experiences and detail Pat Frank brought to this book.