Civil Defense: For Survival

On any given weekday, the 16-sky-scraper complex of Manhattan's Rockefeller Center is likely to contain 38,000 office workers and 160,000 assorted shoppers, sightseers, and moviegoers at the Radio City Music Hall. Could those crowds survive the hazards of radiation if a nuclear bomb fell on New York? Last week, deciding that the answer could be yes, Rockefeller Center, Inc. announced the start of a fallout shelter program that may well be the largest undertaking of its kind in the country.

In accordance with civil defense regulations, Rockefeller Center has had certain inside corridors and rooms marked off as shelter areas...

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