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“I’m Too Fast To Let It Catch Me!” — Swine Flu Warnings From 1976

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I checked to see if anyone had YouTub’d any clips from the last big swine flu scare, in 1976. Sure enough, there are two public-service commercials warning of the dangers of swine flu, and while I’m sure other people have linked to them already, they need to be seen as much as possible, because President Ford wants you to have the necessary information. The second one is probably better for its weird combination of apocalyptic fear with a La Ronde style story with a chirpy voice-over (“But Dottie had a heart condition, and she died!”):

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