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Threats from Abroad and Enemies at Home: The Cold War


This 1957 drawing shows a basement fallout shelter. Many Americans built basement or backyard shelters, hoping to survive an atomic attack. (Photo courtesy National Archives)

This 1957 drawing shows a basement fallout shelter. Many Americans built basement or backyard shelters, hoping to survive an atomic attack. (Image courtesy National Archives)

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