RARE 1961 CIVIL DEFENSE
RADIO RECORDINGS


Here is a very rare set of civil defense announcements from 1961 that would have aired on WCCO-Radio in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in the event of a probable or actual enemy (nuclear) attack. These announcements were pre-recorded by WCCO announcers Howard Viken, Dick Chapman, and Governor Elmer Andersen:










THIS 1961 EPISODE OF
ROD SERLING'S
"THE TWILIGHT ZONE"
SEEMS EERILY REALISTIC
AFTER LISTENING TO THE
1961 WCCO CIVIL DEFENSE BULLETINS:
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