The Day Called ‘X’

Filmed in Portland, with city leaders and local residents appearing as themselves, this is a 1957 CBS movie presentation narrated by actor Glenn Ford which shows the supposedly orderly manner with which Portlanders would react when they found out Russian planes are on their way to drop a hydrogen bomb downtown.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Day_Called_X

Here Is Portland’s Cold War Plan for Surviving Nuclear Armageddon

Kelly Butte Civil Defense Center: Formerly located on 103rd St. in scenic East Portland.

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