Nuclear

Is it time for a 21st-century version of ‘The Day After’?

Written by Marsha Gordon

DEFCON Warning System: This article is very one-sided, but we present it as it does bring up an interesting subject.

By Marsha Gordon, Professor of Film Studies, North Carolina State University. It’s beginning to feel like the 1980s all over again. Already this year, we’ve seen Donald Trump tweeting provocative nuclear threats about North Korea. A terrifying (but false) incoming missile alert set Hawaiians on edge, while the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention planned (and…



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Marsha Gordon

Professor of Film Studies, North Carolina State University