Civil Defense Act, 1951
- Passed by Congress on 2 January 1951, the Civil Defense Act was intended to provide for the country’s defense in the event of atomic attack. It initiated a three-year program of building bomb shelters and provided for the coordination of state, local, and national civilian defense by the Civil Defense Administrator.
Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt–Truman Era . Neil A. Wynn . 2015.
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