Dr. Sam Hachiya: [intensely] What did you see? You come from Kansas City. What did you see?
Dr. Russell Oakes: [in shock] I was on the freeway, about 30 miles away. I’m not sure… it was high in the air, directly above downtown. Like the sun… exploding.
The TV movie The Day After aired on ABC on this day, 35 years ago (November 20, 1983). More than 100 million tuned in to watch. It was one of the first “watercooler moments” of us school children the next morning.
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