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Our kind of town

Title
Our kind of town
Genre
Interview
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1979
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Duration
00:44:58
Description
Our Kind of Town. Keith Howell interviews author and science journalist Peter Laurie on his revised and updated book, Beneath the City Streets, which considers the effects of a nuclear attack on London, the Government’s plans in the event of such an attack, other countries’ preparations, past protection measures against foreign attacks, and revolutionary thinking. Studio engineer is David Balharry(?); producer is Bavin Cook.
Contributors
Keith Howell; Bavin Cook; David Balharry(?); Peter Laurie
Keywords
Books; London; Nuclear weapons; Second World War (1939-1945); Civil defence; Nuclear warfare; Economic recovery; War (concept); Nuclear bomb; Nuclear explosions; Official Secrets Act; Radioactive pollution; Duncan Campbell; Nuclear disasters; Crispin Aubrey; John Berry; Beneath the City Streets; Population distribution; Preparations for invasion

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