As Rhetoric Ramps Up, Are Today’s Kids Worried About Nuclear War?

Fallout shelter signs, like this one, still hang on buildings around the U.S.

NPR’s Scott Simon remembers the era of “duck and cover” and making grisly jokes with other kids about nuclear war. But he also remembers the nightmares, and hopes kids aren’t simlarly troubled now.

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