The opening of an authentic Civil Defense film that was released shortly after the Soviet Union tested its first atomic bomb. It was produced to reassure and help prepare everyday citizen in the case of an attack.
O.B. Williams and Ruth Robeson rush to get their son to safety when the fighting in Tulsa, Oklahoma breaks out. Groups of armed white residents attacked black residents and businesses of the Greenwood District, leaving many businesses destroyed and many residents wounded or killed. O.B. and Ruth send their son off to a safer place to ensure his safety.