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Saturday, January 31, 2015

VIDEO: Nuclear survival tips for rural residents

Check this out before something really bad happens at the Millstone Nuclear Power plant
By Will Collette

Here are some actual 1965 public service announcements that were produced to help farmers and people living in rural areas survive the aftermath of a nuclear explosion.

The collection of clips shows you how to use materials found around farms and rural homes to create protection for yourself and your family if something bad happens, such as a melt-down at accident-prone Millstone, which is only a little over 20 miles to the west of Charlestown.

I'm not so sure about using fertilizer bags as blast and radiation protection. Watch for yourself: