Countdown to Looking Glass is a Canadian made-for-television simulation that premiered on October 14, 1984.
A build up to nuclear war between the Soviet Union and United States.
Countdown to Looking Glass is a Canadian made-for-television movie that premiered in the United States on HBO on October 14, 1984. Presented as an on-going news broadcast, the movie presents a fictional confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union over the Strait of Hormuz and details the events that lead up to the initial exchange of nuclear weapons.
This live news coverage docudrama pre-dated 24 hours news.