Walt builds a family fallout shelter : a how-to-do-it project (1959)

### Keywords
– Fallout shelter
– Home construction
– Civil defense

### Summary
In a 1959 YouTube video, Walt demonstrates how to build a family fallout shelter in a basement. He emphasizes the importance of preparedness for a nuclear war and provides step-by-step guidance on constructing the shelter using concrete blocks. He also discusses the dual-purpose nature of the shelter, which can serve as a spare bedroom and protection during tornadoes. Additionally, he encourages viewers to obtain information from their local civil defense office or concrete block manufacturer to build their own shelters.

### Highlights
– Walt showcases the construction of a family fallout shelter in a basement, highlighting its value as protection in the event of a nuclear war.
– He offers practical advice on selecting the right location, ensuring level floors, and using concrete blocks for construction.
– Walt emphasizes the shelter’s versatility, suggesting it can also serve as an extra bedroom and protection during tornadoes.
– Viewers are encouraged to obtain additional information from their local civil defense office or concrete block manufacturer to build their own shelters and contribute to national security.

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