Produced in 1958 by the Office of Civil Defense and Mobilization and Norwood Studios, “Civil Defense in Schools” shows how teachers and staff can organize and implement emergency plans in case of an atomic attack. The film begins with images of students conducting an emergency tornado drill and talks about how a new level of preparedness is required in the atomic age. Interestingly, the film shows that much of the burden for implementing an “atomic plan” fell upon local school districts and school boards.
It was filmed in Rockville, Maryland.
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