Did we actually do this? Yes. Was this serious or a joke? Serious. It is hard to believe but we actually practiced “duck and cover” at Sheridan elementary school in Orangeburg, South Carolina in 1964.
Also in this video, I mention the ubiquitous air raid shelter sign which was on every large government building and public building. I’m not kidding. I often wonder: where did all the signs go? There must have been millions.