I WAS TALKING ABOUT THE COLD WAR TO MY SON: And I found out that I simply couldn’t communicate how the fear of the bomb permeated everything in my youth, even though we didn’t talk about it.  Even stuff like this, Scary Cold War Stuff can’t make the younger people understand how serious it felt.  You see, all our entertainers and newsmedia were convinced we couldn’t escape getting hit.  (Which is why they advocated unilateral surrender.  Ours.)