Don’t have a date on this, but if I was a Cold War American, I would feel pretty good about a nuclear attack eliminating all those takers.
Found a report I had seen once but had lost the reference to — an assessment of post-nuclear economics. It's amazing— pic.twitter.com/GbLKBv8HfA
— Alex Wellerstein (@wellerstein) June 18, 2014
….In comments, Herman notes the source is this 1965 report on a post-nuclear Houston. I’d make a Houston joke here, but it’s too easy.