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- V 10 -F January 8, 1963 ^ Gi ve Prtdictions Who Would Survive An All-Out Atomic Attack On Nation Neosho Daily News Mld-Weat and Deep South. Since Roman Catholics and Jews are concentrated in north* ern cities, they would be harder hit than other religious groups, Heer said. The group's preliminary studies also indicate: BERKELEY, Calif OB ~ Hypothetical question come from 80- wftl survive an all-out atomic at-' ciologisls of the University of Cal The political complexion prob- ably would be more conservative tatk on the United States? Fewei lifornia Center for International j even though the balance of the V I Roman Catholics and Jews than Population and Urban Research, members of other religious! Dr. ^avid M. Heer. head of the groups, about the same number Research group, said it is as- «f" Republicans as Democrats' sumed a majoi attack would kill aijd the present proportion of Ne- more city dwellers than rural res- to whites. lidents and would hit the Enst Jhese answers to the grim hy- and West coasts harder than the major parties kept the status quo — more surviving Democrats would be from Southern and rural areas. Because racial minorities, other than Negroes, are concentrated on coastal areas, they would WITH LOW ROM WOMEN ORTY WOMEN WOM And the loss of many trained city dwellers probably wmiM cause the H'^ptional level of the nation to drop. "This is a pilot project which r will be partly quantitative and snecui'ative," Heer said. The hypothetical attack on which the study is based was calculated for hearings before the Joint Con "region*! Committee on Atomic Energy In 1959. Other sources Dr. Heer and his associates are using include census figures, election records and results of private polls. The Bwkelav prnnn. working I'nrter a contract with the T T .R Office o p Civil Defuse, will submit its report — estimates of proportions rnents still alive after a hypo- attack kills 40 million — June 1.