[News Script: Shelter] Part: 3 of 6
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Sisure a resistance to a shook wave should the structure
be moved a few feet in any direction by an atomic blast.
Lee Holland, deputy director for region 5, tours the site
with building engineer Gordon Sherwood and job foreman Ed
Warterfidld. Holland says the shelter will enable a picked
group of officials to continue to run the government in case
of disaster. He stresses the point that this will be an
operational center, and not just a shelter.
The only other
operational shelter built in the country is on a classified
site 'near Washington, D.C., and was built for the President
and his cabinet. Holland says in case taone is destroyed,
Denton will take over and be the central seat of the govern...
ment. says he doesn't know just who would actually
represent government in Denton.
Here’s what’s next.
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WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.). [News Script: Shelter], item, July 17, 1961; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc936052/m1/3/: accessed December 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.