conelrad


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conelrad

(ˈkɒnəlˌræd)
n
(Military) a US defence and information system used between 1951 and 1963 in the event of air attack
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During the 1950s, at the height of the Cold War, the United States established CONELRAD (Control of Electromagnetic Radiation), a system of emergency broadcasting using radio or TV stations.
Bill Geerhart--the man behind CONELRAD, an invaluable website devoted to the cultural history of the Cold War-has compiled Freedom Is a Hammer, a fascinating album in which lesser-known musicians of the 1960s sing songs about Communist conspirators, liberal media bias, and other themes of the right.
But a history of the ad in the online publication CONELRAD notes that Tony Schwartz, the company's sound specialist, had done a similar ad two years earlier, which ran as a public service announcement for the United Nations.