November 6, 2024: The Day After

How the 1983 nuclear war movie, The Day After can prepare us for Trump and 2024.

In November of 1983, I was a nervous 14-year-old. Like many teens of that era, I thought a lot about nuclear war. Looking back at the fall of ’83, it was a rather tense time. Two months earlier, the Soviets had shot down Korean Airlines 007 as it made its way to Seoul.