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The nuclear football, the History Channel ; Bill Brummel Productions

Label
The nuclear football, the History Channel ; Bill Brummel Productions
Language
eng
Characteristic
videorecording
Main title
The nuclear football
Oclc number
840513032
Responsibility statement
the History Channel ; Bill Brummel Productions
Runtime
50
Summary
Considered the world's most dangerous handbag, its contents enable the U.S. President to authorize a nuclear launch anytime, anywhere. Carried by a military aide, the President's Emergency Satchel, commonly called the Nuclear Football, is always within reach, whenever the President leaves the White House, whether for a jog or on a state visit abroad. From creation during the Cold War years of the Kennedy Administration to today, we detail the Football's history, protocol, safeguards, and rare mishaps
Technique
live action
Classification
resource.cinematographer
resource.filmeditor
resource.screenwriter
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