History Detectives

N.E.A.R Device

Clip: Season 7 Episode 8 | 16m 47s

History Detectives peers inside a black box that may shed light on some of the darkest days of the Cold War. More than sixty years after the start of the Cold War, Wayne Gilbert, of Westminster, Colorado, has stumbled across an interesting discovery. Was this device invented to help Americans believe they could survive a Soviet nuclear attack?

Aired: 08/16/09

Rating: TV-G

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