Duck and Cover Video

Duck and Cover Video

"This is an official Civil Defense film produced in co-operation with the Federal Civil Defense Administration and in consultation with the safety commission of the National Education Association." "This film was produced in co-operation with the public schools of Astoria and New York, New York." Through animation, focuses on the steps to be taken for maximum safety in the street or in school in the event of an enemy attack by atomic or other weapons. (Library of Congress)

Citation (Chicago Style): 

United States. Office of Civil Defense. "Duck and Cover." 1951. Film, video. From Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting And Recorded Sound Division. https://www.loc.gov/item/mbrs01836081/ (accessed August 9, 2018).

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