CANADA: Atomic Cave

Mrs. Kathleen MacDonald had read a lot about the atom bomb, and it made her uneasy. Said she: "Being a widow, there's so little you can do [for protection]. It's different when you have a man to lean on." But one thing Widow MacDonald could do: build a bomb shelter for herself and her twelve-year-old son.

Last week Canada's finest private atom bomb shelter was finished. Although it looked like a simple mound of concrete in Mrs. MacDonald's backyard (see cut), the roof was steel-reinforced and 32 inches thick. Inside, the shelter was 8 by 4 by 6 ft., had...

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