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Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1963)

In this Stanley Kubrick classic starring Peter Sellers and insine general attempts to start a nuclear war. Unable to stop the bombers, the US President learns that the Soviets have created a doomsday machine that will destroy the world after any attack on the USSR.

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IBM 7090/94

Group Captain Lionel Mandrake uses the IBM on the base and finds the last remaining radio in its 1403 printer from which discovers the Brigadier General's duplicity.

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Importance: ***
Realism: ***
It probably should have been a SAGE system for authenticity, but that would not have been available at the time as the system was in active use then.

Visibility: *****