Lost Worlds: Secret US Bunkers (2007)

History Channel

The former U.S. Government Relocation Facility, commonly known as the "bunker," a 35-year partnership between the Greenbrier and the U.S. government, reopened in July 2006 for tours following major repairs and renovations.
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The Cold War, with its ever-present threat of nuclear annihilation, left the United States with a legacy of paranoia, excess weaponry, and an impressive, recently revealed network of SECRET U.S. BUNKERS. In this fascinating program, LOST WORLDS takes a unique, behind-the-scenes journey into these newly opened facilities and retraces the most fearsome moments of the Cold War. Explore the structure built for JFK on an island near his Florida mansion, and get inside look an impressive stronghold buried beneath a five-star hotel from which Congress would operate in the event of nuclear war. Finally, enter a building that stood in a state of constant readiness for three decades and is now frozen in time. Featuring expert interviews and rare footage of the underground fortifications, SECRET U.S. BUNKERS offers extraordinary insight into the government’s covert plans for survival when total nuclear annihilation loomed.

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