Posts Tagged ‘red scare’

Jane Wyatt Interview

Monday, October 23rd, 2006

Actress . She was 96. She was best known as the mother of the television series and also played Spock’s mother in . She was blacklisted during the era for suspected Communist sympathies because, get this, she had hosted a performance by  Moscow’s . From Google Video:

Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Interview of Jane Wyatt, Part 1:

Interview of Jane Wyatt, Part 2:

Interview of Jane Wyatt, Part 3:

Interview of Jane Wyatt, Part 4:

Duck And Cover

Sunday, October 15th, 2006

Now that the administration has by allowing to go nuclear, it seems appropriate to offer some nuclear safety advice.

was an educational film produced in by the US Government’s Civil Defense department as part of a  public awareness campaign of the dangers of nuclear war. The film was shown to American school children but it’s advice is dubious and it’s purpose was controversial. Was it really an "educational" film or a tactic designed to make children afraid of the and ?  You decide: