Saturday, May 12, 2012

Watkins Museum "Day After" exhibit

Chelsea Kapfer was just 7 when she perched on Massachusetts Street and watched buildings, cars and people fall victim to nuclear fallout during filming for “The Day After.” Responding to an invitation in the movie’s trailer, Kapfer wrote the government for a free nuclear preparedness kit. Dissatisfied when she received merely pamphlets, Kapfer had her father help her gather water and MREs — which she kept by her bed for the next couple of years.

more at the Lawrence Journal World

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