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LSP: Cook County's "Operation Skywatch" during the Cold War era

The Lake Superior Project/Logo by Lauryl Loberg
The Lake Superior Project/Logo by Lauryl Loberg

During the 1950s Cook County participated in "Operation Skywatch" -- a nation-wide organization utilizing local citizens to watch the skies for possible Russian aircraft.

In this edition of The Lake Superior Project, WTIP's Martha Marnocha talks with Nona Smith and Gary Nelson about their memories of this Cold War-era volunteer organization.

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