O'Brien Statement on Civil Defense

Friday, April 02, 1954

This episode is from the WNYC archives. It may contain language which is no longer politically or socially appropriate.

Reporter introduces a statement from Herbert R. O'Brien, Director of Civil Defense for New York City: NYC's plans for civil defense have not changed after news of the h-bomb, despite what the New York Times has reported. The public should follow the usual instructions if an alarm is sounded. Do not become unduly alarmed.

Audio courtesy of the NYC Municipal Archives WNYC Collection

WNYC archives id: 71699
Municipal archives id: LT2675


Herbert R. O'Brien


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