Ann Ronald's “Friendly Fallout 1953” combines the factual history of atomic tests in Nevada with fictional vignettes. Explore the impact of tests on the people who participated in them as well as the civilian down winders. The stories bring to life a turbulent era when Cold War fears, patriotism, scientific ambition and popular excitement often collided with the welfare of ordinary citizens and the environment. Free. (530) 550-2290.