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Canada Reacts to Talk of Using the Atomic Bomb in Korea - Canada and the Korean War

Type: Sound

The Canadian government reacts cautiously to reports that Harry Truman has mentioned using the atomic bomb against communist forces in Korea.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Cold War: Psalm for Shelter

Type: Sound

Composer introduces musical piece about the horrors of nuclear fears.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Cold War: Nuclear Relocation Satire

Type: Sound

Eric Nicol satirizes government nuclear civil defence plans in this 1958 radio skit.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Cold War Drill

Type: Sound

CBC assesses damage and results of Tocsin B nuclear attack simulation exercise.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Cold War: 'Nuclear Warfare can be Fun'

Type: Sound

Humourist Max Ferguson satirizes nuclear civil defence and suggests funny ideas for coping with the nuclear threat.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Cold War: Alert Today, Alive Tomorrow

Type: Sound

CBC program takes a look back at the height of the Cold War era through a series of public service announcements and humour clips from 1959-1962.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Cold War: 'The Only Choice Today is Peace'

Type: Sound

In this 1961 radio broadcast, columnist Ron Haggart takes issue with the government's approach to nuclear warfare, and argues for commitment to peace.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Japanese Canadians: The case against the 'enemy aliens'

Type: Sound

In this 1944 radio broadcast, Dr. John Ewing proposes repatriation of Japanese Canadians. He argues that they cannot be assimilated into Canadian culture, and thus must be deported to Japan.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Cold War: Three Little Fallout Shelters

Type: Sound

Max Ferguson leads CBC satirical skit about nuclear war and fallout shelters.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Cold War: Tocsin B - This is Not an Emergency

Type: Sound

The Emergency Measures Organization tests its cross-Canada evacuation plan (in response to nuclear attack) in 1961.

Site: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation