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PSA's

Zip Code Hootenanny

Posted By: Paul - Fri Dec 23, 2016 - Comments (1)
Category: Music, PSA's, 1960s, Postal Services

The Bully

Posted By: Paul - Sat Nov 19, 2016 - Comments (0)
Category: Antisocial Activites, PSA's, Children, Juvenile Delinquency, 1950s

Bugnet!



Does anyone under sixty years old recognize that this bit of lame bureaucratic humor is a DRAGNET parody?

Posted By: Paul - Tue Sep 20, 2016 - Comments (4)
Category: Government, Insects, Nature, PSA's, Parody

The Case of Officer Hallibrand



"Driving while dictating." The automobile texting problem of its era.

Posted By: Paul - Tue Jul 19, 2016 - Comments (3)
Category: Death, Motor Vehicles, Police and Other Law Enforcement, PSA's, 1950s

So Long, Pal



Disco-era DUI.

Posted By: Paul - Tue Jul 12, 2016 - Comments (2)
Category: Motor Vehicles, PSA's, 1970s, Alcohol

Escape Training



Just in case ISIS captures you on your next Middle Eastern vacation.

Posted By: Paul - Wed May 11, 2016 - Comments (7)
Category: PSA's, War, Armed Forces, 1950s

Trimming Beets for Victory!



WWII was won through strategic use of beets--apparently. No sound on this video.

Posted By: Paul - Mon Mar 07, 2016 - Comments (7)
Category: Agriculture, Boredom, Food, PSA's, War, 1940s

Dagwood Splits the Atom

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I would not trust goofball slacker Dagwood Bumstead to split any atoms for me. But in 1948 the authorities obviously thought he was an identifiable role model for their science popularization.

I would like to see this updated for this week's news: DAGWOOD DISCOVERS GRAVITY WAVES.

See several more pages of this comic here.

Posted By: Paul - Sat Feb 13, 2016 - Comments (3)
Category: PSA's, Comics, Atomic Power and Other Nuclear Matters, Bohemians, Beatniks, Hippies and Slackers, Wimps, Milquetoasts and Cowards, 1940s

VD:  It Is Your Problem



Man, that is some mighty light-hearted music to accompany this message.

Posted By: Paul - Thu Feb 11, 2016 - Comments (7)
Category: PSA's, 1970s, Diseases, Genitals

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