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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…




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