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How did the U.S. Government plan for nuclear war without you? with Garrett Graff
June 28, 2022
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How did the U.S. Government plan for nuclear war without you? with Garrett Graff

Underground nuclear bunkers, the birth of FEMA, secret government plans for the end of the world, and more in this episode. Garrett Graff discusses his book Raven Rock: The Story of the U.S. Government’s Secret Plan to Save Itself -- While the Rest of Us Die.

Nuclear Threat Reduction & Current Events with Matthias Grosse Perdekamp

Nuclear Threat Reduction & Current Events with Matthias Grosse Perdekamp

This is a unique episode of the podcast, which host Shelly Lesher pushed quickly through production to give listeners insight into the nuclear concerns involved in the current war in Ukraine.  At the time of recording, it is Wednesday March 2, 2022, and Russia has recently attacked Ukraine.  ...

Should Khrushchev receive story credit for Dr. Strangelove? With Nathan and Lee from The UnCover Up
January 06, 2022
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Should Khrushchev receive story credit for Dr. Strangelove? With Nathan and Lee from The UnCover Up

Nathan Radke and Lee Kuhnle from The UnCover Up podcast discuss Dr. Strangelove with Shelly and introduce an interesting conspiracy theory. Lee poses a question on if Nikita Khrushchev should receive story credit for the plot of the movie and backs it up with some interesting history of who could launc...

The movie with the finest ending: Failsafe (1964) with Nathan & Lee from The UnCover Up
January 04, 2022
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The movie with the finest ending: Failsafe (1964) with Nathan & Lee from The UnCover Up

Nathan Radke and Lee Kuhnle from The UnCover Up podcast discuss Failsafe (1964) with Shelly and compare it to Dr. Strangelove. Find out what character made Lee want to quit watching Failsafe, who the gang thinks would have a better chance at surviving a nuclear exchange: file clerks or prisoners, and w...

What's with all the Nuclear Movies? With Nathan & Lee from The UnCover Up
December 28, 2021
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01:00:11137.78 MB

What's with all the Nuclear Movies? With Nathan & Lee from The UnCover Up

Nathan and Lee from the UnCover Up podcast join today’s conversation in discussing their favorite nuclear movies spanning over the decades, involving wars, nuclear disasters, and so much more! Amongst the 100’s of movies, they’ll be touching on just a sampling—this is a conversation you won’t want to m...

History of early computing with Thomas Haigh
August 17, 2021
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History of early computing with Thomas Haigh

In this episode Shelly speaks with Thomas Haigh, a historian of computing, about the ENIAC and its influence on nuclear physics. Learn how the ENIAC was more of an experimental apparatus than a computer, the role of women in early computing, why we know so much about the secret h-bomb calculations, wha...