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Quick facts for kidsThe Day After
|Directed by||Nicholas Meyer|
|Produced by||Stephanie Austin (associate producer)
Robert Papazian (producer)
|Written by||Edward Hume|
|Music by||David Raksin
|Editing by||William Paul Dornisch
|Production company||ABC Circle Films|
|Release date||November 20, 1983|
|Running time||126 minutes|
The Day After is an American television movie. It was first shown on ABC on November 20, 1983. Over 100 million people watched the movie when it was first shown. When it was first shown, it caused a lot of controversy and discussion due to what it was about and what it showed.
The movie is about a fictional nuclear war between the United States and the Soviet Union. It follows several citizens and the people they see after a nuclear attack on Lawrence, Kansas and Kansas City, Missouri.
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After seeing the film, Ronald Reagan wrote that the film was very effective and left him depressed.
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