California Civil Defense

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of October 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


41059. California Civil Defense. April 23, 1951. Program #1. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "What Is Civil Defense?". Doug Montell interviews Major General Walter M. Robertson, California State Director of Civil Defense, who explains the answers to the title question. Doug Montell, Walter M. Robertson. 13:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41060. California Civil Defense. April 30, 1951. Program #2. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "Communications and The Ground Observer Corps". Doug Montell interviews Major General Walter M. Robertson (Civil Defense Director), Harold Wench (member of the board), and Orville R. Caldwell (Deputy Director). A discussion of the need for ground observers in conjunction with radar, and how they communicate with each other. Doug Montell, Walter M. Robertson, Harold Wench, Orville R. Caldwell. 13:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41061. California Civil Defense. May 7, 1951. Program #3. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "The Role Of Volunteer Workers". Doug Montell interviews T. J. Kelly, who explains how volunteer workers report to Ground Observer Filter Centers to help the Air Force intercept aircraft. Doug Montell, T. J. Kelly. 13:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41062. California Civil Defense. May 14, 1951. Program #4. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "Civil Defense and Atomic War". Doug Montell interviews Major General Walter M. Robertson and Dr. Albert Bellamy, radiological expert. A discussion of what would occur and what would be done in California in the event of an atomic war. Doug Montell, Walter M. Robertson, Albert Bellamy. 13:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41063. California Civil Defense. May 21, 1951. Program #5. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. A further discussion of the effects of atomic war by Doug Montell, Major General Walter M. Robertson, Dr. Albert Bellamy. Doug Montell, Walter M. Robertson, Albert Bellamy. 13:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41064. California Civil Defense. May 28, 1951. Program #6. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. A discussion of the possible destruction levels in the event of atomic attack. Doug Montell, Walter M. Robertson, Albert Bellamy. 13:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41065. California Civil Defense. June 4, 1951. Program #7. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "How To Survive An Atomic Attack". A discussion of the amounts of radiation contamination in the event of war, water or ground bursts, and of a training course given to people in monitoring of radiation levels. Doug Montell, Walter M. Robertson, Albert Bellamy. 13:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41066. California Civil Defense. June 11, 1951. Program #8. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "Safe Return To Radiation Areas". A discussion of long-range hazards of radiation contamination in water, soil, plants and animals, and a discussion of the dangers of biological warfare. Doug Montell, Walter M. Robertson, Albert Bellamy, Orville R. Caldwell. 13:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

44656. California Civil Defense. June 18, 1951. Program #9. State Office Of Civil Defense syndication, MacGregor transcription. A discussion of the effects of atomic bombs falling on various cities in Southern California. Doug Montell, General Robertson (State Director Of Civil Defense). 13:38. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

44657. California Civil Defense. June 25, 1951. Program #10. State Office Of Civil Defense syndication, MacGregor transcription. A panel discussion: how to care for 400,000 expected casualties if the Russians launch an atomic attack. Doug Montell, General Robertson (State Director Of Civil Defense). 13:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

44658. California Civil Defense. July 2, 1951. Program #11. State Office Of Civil Defense syndication, MacGregor transcription. The public health aspects of Civil Defense after an atomic attack. The problems of water, sewage, and garbage collection. Doug Montell, General Robertson (State Director Of Civil Defense). 14:05. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

44659. California Civil Defense. July 9, 1951. Program #12. State Office Of Civil Defense syndication, MacGregor transcription. A panel discussion about the control of disease after an atomic attack, and emergency mortuary planning. Doug Montell, General Robertson (State Director Of Civil Defense). 13:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

44660. California Civil Defense. July 16, 1951. Program #13. State Office Of Civil Defense syndication, MacGregor transcription. A discussion of welfare services available after an atomic attack. Doug Montell, General Robertson (State Director Of Civil Defense). 13:41. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

44661. California Civil Defense. July 23, 1951. Program #14. State Office Of Civil Defense syndication, MacGregor transcription. The panel answers "questions" from listeners. Doug Montell, General Robertson (State Director Of Civil Defense). 13:49. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

44662. California Civil Defense. July 30, 1951. Program #15. State Office Of Civil Defense syndication, MacGregor transcription. A panel discussion chaired by Doug Montell. The problems of registration of 4.5 million people after an atomic attack on California cities. Doug Montell, General Robertson (State Director Of Civil Defense). 13:22. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

44663. California Civil Defense. August 6, 1951. Program #16. State Office Of Civil Defense syndication, MacGregor transcription. A discussion of the problems of transportation after an atomic attack. Doug Montell, General Robertson (State Director Of Civil Defense). 13:51. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

44664. California Civil Defense. August 17, 1951. Program #17. State Office Of Civil Defense syndication, MacGregor transcription. First aid training and planning after an atomic explosion. Doug Montell, General Robertson (State Director Of Civil Defense). 13:52. Audio condition: Very good. Complete.

44665. California Civil Defense. August 20, 1951. Program #18. State Office Of Civil Defense syndication, MacGregor transcription. How to deal with burns and unpleasant sights after an atomic attack. Doug Montell, General Robertson (State Director Of Civil Defense). 13:45. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

44666. California Civil Defense. August 27, 1951. Program #19. State Office Of Civil Defense syndication, MacGregor transcription. Home nurses...or nothing. Care for the wounded after an atomic attack. Doug Montell, General Robertson (State Director Of Civil Defense). 14:10. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

44667. California Civil Defense. September 3, 1951. Program #20. State Office Of Civil Defense syndication, MacGregor transcription. What role will the police and law enforcement take after an atomic attack? Doug Montell, General Robertson (State Director Of Civil Defense). 13:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

44668. California Civil Defense. September 10, 1951. Program #21. State Office Of Civil Defense syndication, MacGregor transcription. Preparations being made for training disaster and rescue workers for use after an atomic attack. Doug Montell, General Robertson (State Director Of Civil Defense). 13:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

44669. California Civil Defense. September 17, 1951. Program #22. State Office Of Civil Defense syndication, MacGregor transcription. "Facilities Protection". What steps are being taken to protect workers after an atomic attack. Doug Montell, General Robertson (State Director Of Civil Defense). 14 minutes. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

44670. California Civil Defense. September 24, 1951. Program #23. State Office Of Civil Defense syndication, MacGregor transcription. "Biological Attack". A panel discussion. Doug Montell, General Robertson (State Director Of Civil Defense). 14:01. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

44671. California Civil Defense. October 1, 1951. Program #24. State Office Of Civil Defense syndication, MacGregor transcription. "The Block-Warden System". A discussion of "the backbone of civil defense." Doug Montell, General Robertson (State Director Of Civil Defense). 13:46. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

44672. California Civil Defense. October 8, 1951. Program #25. State Office Of Civil Defense syndication, MacGregor transcription. How to reduce the hazards of fire during an atomic attack. Doug Montell, General Robertson (State Director Of Civil Defense). 14 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

44673. California Civil Defense. October 15, 1951. Program #26. State Office Of Civil Defense syndication, MacGregor transcription. The cause, effects, and cures of panic after an atomic attack. Doug Montell, General Robertson (State Director Of Civil Defense). 14:17. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

44674. California Civil Defense. October 22, 1951. Program #27. State Office Of Civil Defense syndication, MacGregor transcription. "Mental Casualties" after an atomic bombing. Doug Montell, General Robertson (State Director Of Civil Defense). 14:17. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

44675. California Civil Defense. October 29, 1951. Program #28. State Office Of Civil Defense syndication, MacGregor transcription. How to meet the problem of crowd hysteria. Doug Montell, General Robertson (State Director Of Civil Defense). 14:45. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

44676. California Civil Defense. November 5, 1951. Program #29. State Office Of Civil Defense syndication, MacGregor transcription. The problems of vital utilities services during an atomic emergency. Doug Montell, General Robertson (State Director Of Civil Defense). 13:49. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

44677. California Civil Defense. November 12, 1951. Program #30. State Office Of Civil Defense syndication, MacGregor transcription. What if an air raid alert occurs during the school day? Doug Montell, General Robertson (State Director Of Civil Defense). 14:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

44678. California Civil Defense. November 19, 1951. Program #31. State Office Of Civil Defense syndication, MacGregor transcription. A visit to The Matson Building in San Francisco, for a dramatized "Red Alert." Doug Montell, General Robertson (State Director Of Civil Defense). 14:14. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

44679. California Civil Defense. November 26, 1951. Program #32. State Office Of Civil Defense syndication, MacGregor transcription. A panel discussion, "How deadly is radioactive dust? Doug Montell, General Robertson (State Director Of Civil Defense). 14:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41067. California Civil Defense. December 3, 1951. Program #33. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. Doug Montell monitors a panel discussion of the effect of atomic attack on the movement of vehicles in disaster areas. Panel includes Major General Walter M. Robertson (Civil Defense Director of California), Orville R. Caldwell (Deputy Director), Frank B. Dirkey (Director of Transportation) Doug Montell, Walter M. Robertson, Orville R. Caldwell, Frank B. Dirkey. 13:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41068. California Civil Defense. December 10, 1951. Program #34. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. Major General Walter M. Robertson discusses the question, "Do You Live in an Area Safe From Atomic Attack?" Doug Montell tells of different kinds of areas that may be most liable to be attacked. Walter M. Robertson, Doug Montell. 13:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41069. California Civil Defense. December 17, 1951. Program #35. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. Documentary about a disaster drill enacted at the Hughes Aircraft plant in California. How the factory has prepared for the possibility of an atomic attack. Doug Montell, Walter M. Robertson. 14:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41070. California Civil Defense. December 24, 1951. Program #36. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "Organizing Civil Defense". Doug Montell talks with several World War II veterans from all over the world. They talk about the importance of organized Civil Defense teams in augmenting the Armed Forces. The vets are interviewed from South Africa, Korea, Australia, and Great Britain, all of them are asked about the importance of blood donations. Doug Montell. 14:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41071. California Civil Defense. December 31, 1951. Program #37. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. Doug Montell reports from the dedication ceremonies of "The Lifeline," a train that travels throughout Northern California giving isolated people the opportunity to give blood for the soldiers in Korea. The show features interviews with people whose contributions made the train possible, and with soldiers who benefitted from the blood donations. Major General Walter M. Robertson discusses the need for blood donations in case of atomic attack. Doug Montell, Walter M. Robertson. 14:40. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41072. California Civil Defense. January 7, 1952. Program #38. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. Doug Montell takes listeners through a disaster drill at a California school, shows what would take place at the school in case of atomic attack. Interviews with members of the Sacramento school system. Doug Montell. 14:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41073. California Civil Defense. January 14, 1952. Program #]39. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. Doug Montell visits Letterman Veterans Hospital, interviewing several vets back from Korea, about the importance of blood donations, and how these donations can save the lives of soldiers wounded in action. Several of the soldiers interviewed were wounded on "Heartbreak Ridge." Major General Walter M. Robertson sums up the importance of blood donations. Doug Montell, Walter M. Robertson. 14:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41124. California Civil Defense. January 19, 1952. Program #92. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "To The Rescue". Doug Montell, Clive Davis (announcer). 14:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41074. California Civil Defense. January 21, 1952. Program #40. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. Doug Montell interviews people about how ordinary citizens in California would cope with an atomic attack and the following devastation. Major General Walter M. Robertson discusses how Civil Defense should prepare for disaster with food stocks, water, and underground shelters. Doug Montell, Walter M. Robertson. 14:13. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41075. California Civil Defense. January 28, 1952. Program #41. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. Doug Montell interviews Dr. John R. Upton at "The Lifeline," the recently dedicated blood donor train. One blood donor goes through the individual steps to donate a pint of blood. Major General Walter M. Robertson sums up the need for blood donations. Doug Montell, John R. Upton, Walter M. Robertson. 14:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41076. California Civil Defense. February 4, 1952. Program #42. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "Ground Zero". A dramatization of how people are being prepared for a possible atomic attack by following a reporter on the story. The reporter was skeptical at first, but slowly came around to see the need for preparedness. Richard Stark (narrator). 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41077. California Civil Defense. February 11, 1952. Program #43. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. An interview with a man who was caught in Hiroshima when the A-Bomb was dropped. He tells how he came to be there, and how he survived. Major General Walter M. Robertson sums up, telling the people of California to be prepared for an atomic attack. Walter M. Robertson. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41078. California Civil Defense. February 18, 1952. Program #44. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. Doug Montell goes to Treasure Island in San Francisco bay to interview a Japanese-American woman who survived being one mile from ground zero in Hiroshima. She described the awful sights she saw after the bomb was dropped. Major General Walter M. Robertson tells the important lesson to be learned from the story: preparedness. Doug Montell, Walter M. Robertson. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41079. California Civil Defense. February 25, 1952. Program #45. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "A War Hero Speaks". Doug Montell interviews Joseph C. Rodriguez, a winner of the Congressional Medal Of Honor. He describes the action in Korea during which he was awarded the medal. Doug Montell, Joseph C. Rodriguez, Bill Anderson (announcer). 13:43. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41080. California Civil Defense. March 3, 1952. Program #46. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "A Lesson From France". Doug Montell interviews a French sea captain about his living through the bombing and destruction that France suffered through two World Wars. A message for Civil Defense preparedness. Doug Montell, Bill Anderson (announcer). 14:00. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41081. California Civil Defense. March 10, 1952. Program #47. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "Civil Defense Fireman In Action". Doug Montell interviews the chief of an auxiliary fire department in Sacramento. A documentary of an actual fire call being handled by auxiliaries. Doug Montell, Bill Anderson (announcer). 13:59. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41082. California Civil Defense. March 17, 1952. Program #48. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "My Children Prepare". Doug Montell interviews the family of actress Maureen O'Sullivan, showing how her children have learned to be prepared in case of atomic attack. Doug Montell, Bill Anderson (announcer). 14:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41083. California Civil Defense. March 24, 1952. Program #49. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "The Eyes Of Civil Defense". Doug Montell interviews several volunteers from California Ground Observer posts, as they report in to Filter Centers. A message from Major General Walter M. Robertson on the importance of Ground Observer posts. Doug Montell, Walter M. Robertson, Bill Anderson (announcer). 14:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41084. California Civil Defense. March 31, 1952. Program #50. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "Civil Defense Plots The Planes". Doug Montell visits the Pasadena Filter Center to observe the plotting of the planes reported by Ground Observer Corps volunteers. A message from Major General Walter M. Robertson, extolling the virtues and importance of Ground Observer Corps volunteers, and calling for more people to join. Doug Montell, Walter M. Robertson, Bill Anderson (announcer). 14:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41085. California Civil Defense. April 7, 1952. Program #51. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "C.D. Rescuers At Work". Doug Montell interviews people taking part in a simulated full-scale disaster drill at a San Francisco high school. A message from Major General Walter M. Robertson about Civil Defense rescue workers. Doug Montell, Walter M. Robertson, Bill Anderson (announcer). 14:13. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41086. California Civil Defense. April 14, 1952. Program #52. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "C.D. Police On The Job". Doug Montell interviews a San Diego police lieutenant in charge of training police reservists who fill in for the regular police in times of emergency and disaster. A dramatized report of a traffic accident, in which police reservists handle traffic while regular officers handle the accident. A message from Major General Walter M. Robertson. Doug Montell, Walter M. Robertson, Bill Anderson (announcer). 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41087. California Civil Defense. May 5, 1952. Program #55. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "Medical Aid Station In Action". Doug Montell visits the scene of a medical aid station in which C.D. workers and doctors conduct a disaster drill with simulated injuries, showing the steps taken to treat injuries on the spot. A message from Major General Walter M. Robertson, commending the medical workers. Doug Montell, Walter M. Robertson, Bill Anderson (announcer). 14:12. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41089. California Civil Defense. May 19, 1952. Program #57. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "Twenty Five Hundred Hours As a C.D. Worker". A volunteer is interviewed by Doug Montell about her 2500 hours as a volunteer at the Santa Ana Filter Center. She receives an award and describes the importance of getting more volunteer workers. Doug Montell. 13:46. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41090. California Civil Defense. May 26, 1952. Program #58. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "Civil Defense In Britain". Doug Montell talks with the British wife of an American airman, now living in California. She tells how she survived the Blitz and describes Civil Defense preparations in Britain during World War II. She makes a plea for more volunteers. Major General Walter M. Robertson warns of the need for workers to be prepared for attack as were the British prior to the war. Doug Montell, Walter M. Robertson. 14:14. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41091. California Civil Defense. June 2, 1952. Program #59. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "C. D. Teeners Scan The Skies". A woman from Santa Cruz talks with Doug Montell about the Cadet Wing and Flight Corps of teenagers working for the Ground Observer Corps and the First Aid teen unit and Canine Corps. The dogs are used for search and rescue. A message from Major General Walter M. Robertson. Doug Montell, Walter M. Robertson. 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41092. California Civil Defense. June 9, 1952. Program #60. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "Four State Teamwork For Civil Defense". Doug Montell visits a meeting of C. D. Directors. A discussion of monitoring and control of traffic from California to neighboring states in case of attack or disaster. Major General Walter M. Robertson explains plans for transport movements during emergencies. Doug Montell, Walter M. Robertson. 14:07. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41093. California Civil Defense. June 16, 1952. Program #61. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "Civil Defense Science On Wheels". Doug Montell interviews Dr. Albert Bellamy about mobile radiation units and how they would be used to test air, soil, and water in case of atomic attack. Major General Walter M. Robertson talks about mobile units and their importance. Doug Montell, Walter M. Robertson. 14:08. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41094. California Civil Defense. June 23, 1952. Program #62. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "I Was Stalin's Prisoner". An interview with Robert Vogler, who was imprisoned by the Communists in Hungary in 1949. Doug Montell finds out why, how, and where he was arrested for espionage. He warns of the necessity for organized Civil Defense. Major General Walter M. Robertson speaks of Communism's vile methods. Doug Montell, Walter M. Robertson, Robert Vogler. 14:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41095. California Civil Defense. June 30, 1952. Program #63. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "Operation Leaflet". Doug Montell goes aboard a B-29 at an un-named (for Security reasons) Air Force base for a "drop operation" over four California cities, to give Ground Observer posts a chance to practice spotting and identifying aircraft, and to recruit new G.O.C. members. Doug Montell. 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41096. California Civil Defense. July 7, 1952. Program #64. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "Disaster Street". A simulated disaster in a California town, to train disaster volunteers in case of an enemy bombing. Doug Montell interviews the disaster workers. Doug Montell. 14:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41097. California Civil Defense. July 14, 1952. Program #65. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "C.D. Emergency Feeding". Doug Montell goes to a training center where a class of women volunteers have been told that they must prepare a meal for 120 people on an emergency basis. They are followed through their preparations. Doug Montell. 14:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41098. California Civil Defense. July 21, 1952. Program #66. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "From The Files Of C. D. Cops". Doug Montell visits the Alameda County Sheriff's Department where C. D. volunteers are trained as Sheriff's Reserves. They are then sent out on an emergency search for a small lost child. Doug Montell. 14:32. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41099. California Civil Defense. July 28, 1952. Program #67. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "We Saw The A-Bomb". Doug Montell interviews a group of Civil Defense directors who saw the 16th and 17th explosions of the A-Bomb. The describe the experience. Doug Montell. 14:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41100. California Civil Defense. August 4, 1952. Program #68. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "Operation Hello". Doug Montell interviews the head of Pacific Telephone and Telegraph to find out how communications would be maintained in case of enemy attack. Doug Montell. 14:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41101. California Civil Defense. August 11, 1952. Program #69. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "A City Mobilizes". Doug Montell visits Burlingame California, as it mobilizes during a simulated enemy attack. City co-ordinators plead for more Civil Defense volunteers. Doug Montell. 14:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41102. California Civil Defense. August 18, 1952. Program #70. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "Alert America". Doug Montell and Major General Walter M. Robertson take listeners through a touring exhibit that shows the good and bad uses of atomic power. Edward R. Murrow appears by transcription. Doug Montell, Edward R. Murrow. 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41103. California Civil Defense. August 25, 1952. Program #71. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "Situation A". Doug Montell interviews the head of a large hospital to find out what would be done in case of an enemy attack. Doug Montell. 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41104. California Civil Defense. September 1, 1952. Program #72. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "Operation Neighbor". A dramatized story of what would happen in a well organized neighborhood in case of an atomic attack. How a small town would prepare to take in refugees. Larry Haines, Anne Seymour (voice I.D. only). 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41105. California Civil Defense. September 8, 1952. Program #73. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "Operation CPX". Doug Montell visits a regional control center for C. D., which is on a practice "Yellow Alert," to show how the Civil Defense organization operates by telephone to call in its officers in case of attack. Doug Montell. 14:31. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41106. California Civil Defense. September 15, 1952. Program #74. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "To Save Our Children". Doug Montell goes to a California high school to find out about its Civil Defense plans in case of enemy attack or natural disaster such as fire or flood, or in case of a plane crash in a populated area. A plane crash is dramatized. Doug Montell. 14:13. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41107. California Civil Defense. September 22, 1952. Program #75. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "It's Your Job, Neighbor". Clive Davis tells what your job is in Civil Defense, and what Civil Defense is doing for you! Clive Davis. 14:12. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41108. California Civil Defense. September 29, 1952. Program #76. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "A Bank Prepares". Doug Montell visits a large California bank to see what happens when a "Red Alert" alarm sounds, and to find out what its C. D. plans are to protect customers and bank records, money and securities. Doug Montell. 14:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41109. California Civil Defense. October 6, 1952. Program #77. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "Radar Won't Spot Them All". Doug Montell visits a California radar tracking station to find out how it works, and why Ground Observer posts are a necessary augmentation to them. Doug Montell. 14:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41110. California Civil Defense. October 13, 1952. Program #78. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "It Happened To Us". Doug Montell visits a typical American family, the mother of which is a German national who lived through the Allied bombings of World War II. She's an active Civil Defense volunteer in California. Doug Montell. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41111. California Civil Defense. October 20, 1952. Program #79. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "The Meet The Challenge". Doug Montell visits a Civil Defense office in Placer County, which was established as part of "Operation Skywatch," a part of the Ground Observer Corps. Doug Montell. 14:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41112. California Civil Defense. October 27, 1952. Program #80. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "Water For Disaster". Doug Montell visits the East Bay Municipality District in Calaveras County, to find out what happens to water distribution in case of a natural disaster, or an enemy attack. Doug Montell. 14:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41113. California Civil Defense. November 3, 1952. Program #81. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "The People Speak". Doug Montell talks to people at the California State Fair to find the answer to the questions, "Do you think that this country is in danger of enemy attack in the next six years?" "How much time do we have to prepare for attack?" Most answers are "yes," and "within the next three years." Doug Montell. 14:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41114. California Civil Defense. November 10, 1952. Program #82. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "Utilities In Disaster". Doug Montell visits Pacific Gas and Electric in San Jose, to find out what the utility's plans are in case of natural disaster or enemy attack. Doug Montell, Clive Davis (announcer). 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41115. California Civil Defense. November 17, 1952. Program #83. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "They Said It Can't Be Done". An Altadena, California citizen proposes a canvass of his neighbors to determine what skills would be available in case of a natural disaster or an enemy attack. This is the story of what he did to conclude the job. The real people involved are used on the show, with stilted script readings! . 14:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41116. California Civil Defense. November 24, 1952. Program #84. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "For Conspicuous Gallantry". Doug Montell reports from the Marine Recruiting facility in Pasadena. A conversation with a Marine who won the Congressional Medal of Honor in Korea. Doug Montell, Clive Davis (announcer). 14:25. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41117. California Civil Defense. December 1, 1952. Program #85. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "The Give Their Blood". Doug Montell visits medium-security Soledad Prison in Salinas County to talk to the Warden and inmates about the blood donation program at the prison. The inmates set a national record by donating 1167 pints of whole blood in one day. Doug Montell, Clive Davis (announcer). 14:44. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41118. California Civil Defense. December 8, 1952. Program #86. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "Success Story". Doug Montell visits a San Diego family who volunteer and train to be Civil Defense wardens in case of enemy attack. "Real" people read the script, and sound very stilted. Doug Montell. 14:15. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41119. California Civil Defense. December 15, 1952. Program #87. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "Food For Disaster". Doug Montell reports from San Francisco with a representative of the Ministry of Food in Great Britain, who was invited by Civil Defense to visit 13 centers to talk about emergency mass-feeding in the event of a disaster or an enemy attack. Doug Montell. 14:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41120. California Civil Defense. December 22, 1952. Program #88. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "Operation Mercylift". A sixteen-man volunteer Sheriff's Squadron, who all hold private pilot's licenses, are called on to fly in medical personnel in a simulated emergency. Doug Montell also discovers how the pilots are used in air searches, forest fires, air surveys, etc. Doug Montell. 14:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41121. California Civil Defense. December 29, 1952. Program #89. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "I Was There". Doug Montell (in Sacramento), interviews a former officer of the 44th Fighter Squadron in Hawaii stationed at Wheeler Field when Pearl Harbor was attacked. His squadron was not on the base at the time of the attack. He tells about his experiences that day. Doug Montell, Clive Davis (announcer). 14:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41122. California Civil Defense. January 5, 1953. Program #90. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "We View The Zoo". Doug Montell interviews the director of the San Diego Zoo to find out about the Civil Defense plans for the containment of the wild animals in case of earthquake or an enemy bombing. Doug Montell. 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41123. California Civil Defense. January 12, 1953. Program #91. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "To The Rescue". Doug Montell tells how ordinary citizens are being trained in the methods of rescue techniques. Doug Montell. 14:35. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41125. California Civil Defense. January 16, 1953. Program #93. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "The Navy Prepares". Doug Martell interviews a spokesman about what the Navy is assigned to do in case of an enemy attack on the city of San Francisco. A Navy drill is enacted to dramatize a ship's preparedness in case of a "Red Alert." Doug Martell. 14:20. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41126. California Civil Defense. February 2, 1953. Program #94. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "Danger Is Their Business". Doug Montell visits a bomb disposal unit to find out how they handle unexploded bombs, and how the squad finds out about those bombs through various reporting agencies. Doug Montell, Clive Davis (announcer). 14:11. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41127. California Civil Defense. February 9, 1953. Program #95. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "A Scientist Speaks". Doug Montell visits the U.S. Naval Radiological Defense Laboratory in San Francisco to find out what types of injuries and diseases would result from an atomic bomb attack either from the air, underwater, or underground. A discussion of how much radiation would cause illness and death. Doug Montell. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41128. California Civil Defense. February 16, 1953. Program #96. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "House By The Side Of The Road". Doug Montell visits a house in Panther Springs, California, where a couple operate a First Aid station in their home! Doug Montell. 14:19. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41129. California Civil Defense. February 23, 1953. Program #97. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "Civil Defense Meets Crisis". Doug Montell visits Klamath Glen, California, to find out how Civil Defense handled a flood of the Klamath River and Redwood Creek. Doug Montell. 14:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41130. California Civil Defense. March 2, 1953. Program #98. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "Food For Disaster". Doug Montell in Los Angeles at the office of the Chairman of Food Distribution for Civil Defense to find out what food supplies are available and how they are distributed in time of disaster or attack. Doug Montell. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41131. California Civil Defense. March 9, 1953. Program #99. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "Women In Disaster". Doug Montell gets a first-hand look at the Women's Police Reserves in San Bernardino, and at their role in Civil Defense work. Some of the women being interviewed sound very nervous! Doug Montell. 14:17. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41132. California Civil Defense. March 16, 1953. Program #100. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "For Our Children". Doug Montell visits Roosevelt High School in Los Angeles to find out how well prepared schools are to handle natural disasters (such as fire or earthquake), and in the event of atomic attack. An actual drill is heard, students tell how they've been trained in first aid. Doug Montell. 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41133. California Civil Defense. March 23, 1953. Program #101. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "A G.O.C. Post Is Born". Doug Montell visits a Civil Defense meeting in Stockton, California to find out what happens when a B-29 drops leaflets over the community to get volunteers for a Ground Observer Corps post in Stockton. Air Force officers and Civil Defense volunteers speak. Doug Montell. 14:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41134. California Civil Defense. March 30, 1953. Program #102. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "A War Correspondent Reports". Doug Montell gets answers to the questions: "What do we actually know about Communism?" and "How important is it to have a strong Civil Defense organization?" A reporter describes his experiences in Korea. John Morely reports from C. D. headquarters in Sacramento. Doug Montell, John Morely. 14:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41135. California Civil Defense. April 6, 1953. Program #103. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "This Is Communism". Doug Montell introduces a recording, with simultaneous translation, of a deserter from the army of the Soviet Union. He has decided to join the American army, because of his disillusionment with Communist lies. Doug Montell. 14:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41136. California Civil Defense. April 13, 1953. Program #104. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. ""One Of Our Aircraft Is Missing". A four plane flight of P-51's is flying in bad, snowy weather when one of the planes develops a bad engine and the pilot parachutes out. The Ground Observer Corps swings into action when they hear the aircraft. . 14:27. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41137. California Civil Defense. April 20, 1953. Program #105. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "The Quick and The Dead". Doug Montell interviews eyewitnesses of the latest atomic tests near Las Vegas. The eyewitnesses talk of the need for active Civil Defense workers, not just volunteers, "to have cadres of names on a piece of paper." Doug Montell. 14:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41138. California Civil Defense. April 27, 1953. Program #106. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "Women Smokeaters". Doug Montell visits the Los Angeles County Fire Department, where the Women's Auxiliary is an active part of their Civil Defense program. They man telephones, and provide food and care for the firefighters. They are also being trained to handle small fires, set up First Aid station, and handle emergencies. Doug Montell. 14:26. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41139. California Civil Defense. May 4, 1953. Program #107. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "To Type Your Blood". Doug Montell visits Santa Cruz, where Civil Defense volunteers are being trained in a pilot course to be blood-typing technicians. The course is being conducted by the Red Cross. Doug Montell. 14:24. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41140. California Civil Defense. May 11, 1953. Program #108. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "The City". Ralph Bellamy narrates the story of a city under atomic attack, to dramatize the need for volunteer Civil Defense workers. "Everyone should learn the basics of Civil Defense." Ralph Bellamy. 14:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41141. California Civil Defense. May 18, 1953. Program #109. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "That Others Might Live". A Korean War vet at Stamford University tells about his experiences to encourage people to take part in a five day blood drive to save the lives of others still in Korea. The drive's goal is 5000 pints of blood. . 14:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

41142. California Civil Defense. May 25, 1953. Program #110. California Civil Defense Syndication on MacGregor transcription. "Civil Defense Report". Doug Montell introduces Major General Walter M. Robertson (head of California's Dept. of Civil Defense), who delivers a report on the state of readiness in California. Last show of the series. Doug Montell, Walter M. Robertson. 14:21. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

Report contains 107 programs.