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The End of the World? A Horizon Guide to Armageddon, Preview - BBC Four
POSTED by BBC on May 6, 2011
More about this programme: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00zj1c2
During the Cold War era, the nuclear arms race resulted in weapons with the power to wipe humanity off the face of the Earth. Dallas Campbell remembers growing up in the 1970s when 'Protect and Survive' leaflets were distributed to homes, providing government advice on how to survive a nuclear attack. The responsibility to unleash Armageddon rested on the shoulders of just a handful of men and in 1971, Horizon gained unprecedented access to their extraordinary daily lives.