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Some fanciful notions about avoiding the nuclear nightmare

WANTED: Young, fit, socially useful men and women to survive nuclear war. Must be ready to evacuate at a moment's notice. Elderly or inept need not apply.

The ad is imaginary, but the idea is real. Or at least Robert L. Kingsbury thinks so. As director of the department of military and veterans affairs Robert in Los Angeles, he has espoused a novel civil defense plan: selecting "priority evacuees" now according to "their value to the society that would sur vive a nuclear strike." Kingsbury's high-priority...

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