“Fear is a government’s greatest weapon. With it, they can convince a people that they need to abandon their freedom. In exchange, they get safety. Of course, you just trade one monster for another, but by the time the people realize this, it is too late.” --Victor Methos
Besides not broadcasting in color for 40 years later, there are many reasons (besides being a media fakery analyst) not to believe this is anything other than an expensive computer animation of some sort.