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Atomic Hobo

Atomic Hobo

A weekly podcast on how we prepared for nuclear war.

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Sex Bombs

The pairing of atomic bombs with sex.

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2021-01-18
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Underground Nuclear Testing, Part II

What happens when underground tests go wrong? We look at the notorious SEDAN test.

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2021-01-11
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Underground Nuclear Testing

Craters, fallout fears, and deep gouges in the earth. What is an underground nuclear test?

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2021-01-04
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Four Minutes of Threads, Part VIII

Examining four minutes of the nuclear war film.

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2020-12-28
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Ladybug, Ladybug

The 1963 film about the fear of nuclear attack in an American school.

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2020-12-21
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The Russian Woodpecker

The Duga radar near Chernobyl which watched the skies for nuclear attack.

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2020-12-15
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The Irish Triangle

Why did so many trawlers sink in the Irish Sea during the Cold War?

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2020-11-30
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Priscilla and the Pigs

The Priscilla Test and its experiments on pigs

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2020-11-23
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Pennies and Gravediggers

Nuclear retaliation in the age of Harold Macmillan

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2020-11-12
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Four Minutes of Threads, Part VII


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2020-11-02
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Fail Safe

We look at the harrowing nuclear war film, and ask how realistic it was.

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2020-10-26
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1983: Cruise Missiles in Britain

The controversial arrival of cruise missiles at Greenham Common and Molesworth.

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2020-10-19
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Disaster Syndrome and Project East River

The human response to disaster, and how the American authorities tried to manage our nuclear terror.

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2020-10-12
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Sick Presidents and Broken Biscuits

Can a sick or dangerous President be replaced, and how does he launch a nuclear attack? We look at the 25th Amendment, the Biscuit, and the Football.

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2020-10-06
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Panic!

Panic in wartime: how the people react.

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2020-09-28
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Soviet Nuclear Testing in Kazakhstan

The horrible legacy of nuclear testing at the Semipalatinsk site.

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2020-09-22
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Hack Green Nuclear Bunker

A tour of the Cheshire bunker

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2020-09-13
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Tsar Bomba, Part II


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2020-09-06
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Tsar Bomba

The biggest nuclear bomb ever made.

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2020-08-30
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Special Episode: Interview with William Perry and Tom Collina


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2020-08-16
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Nuclear War Games, Part II

Second part of our look at Square Leg

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2020-08-03
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Nuclear War Games: Square Leg, Pt 1

The 1980 nuclear war exercise, Square Leg

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2020-07-26
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Four Minutes of Threads, Part VI

Examining four minutes of the classic nuclear war film.

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2020-07-19
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The Creation of the Hydrogen Bomb

The debates about the invention of this new thermonuclear horror.

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2020-07-12
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Spies for Peace

The daring bunker break-in of 1963

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2020-07-10
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On The Beach

The film about the slow radiation death of Australia.

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2020-06-07
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Four Minutes of Threads, Part V

Examining the nuclear film, minute by minute.

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2020-05-31
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The Green Goddess

The trusty old machines of the Auxiliary Fire Service, and how they'd have been used in nuclear war.

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2020-05-24
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Yikes! It's the Strath Report!

The secret 1955 report which told the truth about thermonuclear war.

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2020-05-17
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The Waking Point

A look at the 1951 civil defence recruitment film.

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2020-05-11
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Civil Defence Corps Can Put On A Show!

The shows and displays of the Civil Defence Corps

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2020-05-05
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Kicking the Air Raid Warden

The wardens of WW2 and the various kicks, slaps and abuse they got in the blitz.

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2020-04-26
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PYTHON

The top secret PYTHON plan.

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2020-04-19
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STORYTIME: Second-Hand Time

A quick review of this oral history of the fall of the Soviet Union

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2020-04-16
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The Scourge of the Lefties!

Sir Rhodes Boyson's campaign to rid schools of Peace Studies

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2020-04-12
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STORYTIME: Shadows on the Tundra

Short extracts and reviews of my favourite history books to entertain you during the lockdown. 

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2020-04-09
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Stay At Home!

Looking at the "stay put" message of the public information campaigns on coronavirus and nuclear war.

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2020-04-06
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Four Minutes of Threads, Part IV

Analysing the nuclear war film, minute by minute

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2020-04-02
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Special episode - The Knowledge with Lewis Dartnell

The author explains how to reboot civilisation after an apocalypse.

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2020-03-29
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The Neutron Bomb

The unique horror of the enhanced radiation weapon

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2020-03-24
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Tidy Up for Nuclear War!

The 1950s film 'The House In The Middle' suggested tidy gardens and freshly-painted fences could help keep a house safe under nuclear attack.

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2020-03-11
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Enola Gay

The plane which dropped the bomb on Hiroshima

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2020-03-01
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Atomic Pop Music of the 1950s

Gruesome, comic and cheeky: atomic-themed pop music of the 1950s

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2020-02-23
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Firestorm - Dresden, Hamburg, Hiroshima

The firestorms of Dresden, Hamburg and Hiroshima. 

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2020-02-16
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Windscale and Atomic Milk

The Windscale nuclear fire and how it affected local milk supplies

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2020-02-09
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Four Minutes of Threads, Part 3

Analysing another 4 minutes of the nuclear war film. 

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2020-02-02
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Mocking Protect and Survive

How the campaign was ridiculed in comedy, film and the media.

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2020-01-26
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South Yorkshire and the Bomb

The 'Socialist Republic of South Yorkshire" and its reluctant planning for nuclear war.

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2020-01-19
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Operation RYAN

Blood, burgers and lightbulbs - could they tell Soviet spies if nuclear war was coming?

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2020-01-12
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The Great Cat and Dog Massacre

What happened to pets and zoo animals in WW2?

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2020-01-08
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