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Editorial: The lethal threat stalking Trump and Kim

By the 1950s, just years after U.S. B-29s dropped the first atomic bombs, Americans prepared for nuclear war. They built underground shelters and stocked them with supplies. Children at school practiced duck-and-cover drills. In some cities, schools issued dog tags to students, ostensibly so relatives could arrange proper burials should anyone survive a nuclear exchange.

At the same time, the U.S. led the fight to prevent

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