GEN
Published in

GEN

Welcome Back to the 1980s

The catastrophic events depicted in ‘The Day After’ are back on the agenda again

In the 1980s we lived under the constant spectre of nuclear annihilation. Welcome back!

On November 20, 1983, ABC TV in the US aired a made-for-TV movie called The Day After. The movie dramatized a set of fictional events leading up to a full-scale nuclear war between NATO and Warsaw Pact countries. Set in and around Kansas City, Missouri, and Lawrence, Kansas — where…

--

--

--

What matters now. A publication from Medium about politics, power, and culture.

Recommended from Medium

New VR Strategies in the Far Eastern Cinema

PHOTOGRAPHY & FRAMING

Why the Theatrical Release Window is Important to You (Part 2)

Kathleen and the Levine’s

Tamilrockers New Link 2022 | Tamil Rockers Latest Leaked Movie Download

Tamilrockers New Link 2022 | Tamil Rockers Latest Leaked Movie Download

On Failure and Acceptance: The Last Jedi

Wilford Brimley — The Virtuoso Actor — September 27, 1934 — August 1, 2020

Watching 365 Movies in 2017: February

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Keith McNulty

Keith McNulty

Expert and Author in Applied Mathematics, Data Science, Statistics. Also writes History, Science, Culture. Find me on LinkedIn or Twitter or keithmcnulty.org

More from Medium

What it’s like living through one of the worst floods on record

Why This Is Happening in the 21st Century

Turkey’s Three-way Talk Is Putin’s Massive Gameplan of It All.

Fear of Death and the War for Ukraine