NH #578: NYC Nuclear PSA Disinfo Hogwash – You Don’t “Got This” – NYCAN’s Dr. Kathleen Sullivan, Seth Shelden

This Week’s Featured Story:

  • The NYC Emergency Management Office released a bombshell last week – a video PSA on how to survive a nuclear attack! …and it has generated a firestorm of its own. It’s the 1950’s laughable Duck and Cover drill, repackaged in all seriousness for hip Millennials:
Full NYC Nuclear PSA

Featured Interview:

To counter the disinformation embedded in this PSA, I spoke with two experts in New York nuclear matters:

We spoke on Monday, July 18, 2022

Perspective on the Content of the NYC Nuclear PSA:

  • True Impact of 475 Kt. Nuclear bomb explosion over Manhattan – more than 30 times more powerful than the Hiroshima bomb:
Nukemap reveals what the devastation would be from an average Russian nuclear bomb blast on Manhattan.
  • Destruction of 15 kt atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima, August 8, 1945. NOTE that this is 1/30th of the power of Russia’s most common modern nuclear weapon.
NYC Nuclear PSA – tells you to go and stay inside, take a shower, and listen to media updates.
Where in the after picture of Hiroshima is “inside?” “Shower?” “Media infrastructure?

More Accurate Nuclear Attack PSA (satire):

More realistic Nuclear attack survival PSA.

Nuclear Hotseat Hot Story – Linda Pentz Gunter

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