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Atomic Alert! at the Museum of Russian Icons
An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 6, 2020
March 20–May 6. Atomic Alert! Confronting “The Bomb” in the New Atomic Age at the Museum of Russian Icons, 203 Union St., Clinton. The Soviet Union’s detonation of its first atomic bomb on August 29, 1949, thrust the United States into a new and more precarious era. Just four years after celebrating victory in World War II as the only nation with an atomic bomb, American now found themselves confronting the probability of an atomic ar. This exhibition explores the government’s efforts to educate Americans about what to do before before, during and after an atomic blast. Visit museumofrussianicons.org for more information.