It’s October 6th. On this day in 1961, President Kennedy penned a letter urging the country to prepare fallout shelters and take other steps in anticipation of nuclear warfare.
Jody and Niki discuss the fear that pervaded the era and what it teaches us about how we prepare for disasters.
Find a transcript of this episode at: https://tinyurl.com/esoterichistory
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