Here is a prezi containing some possible ideas for a story. In class we came up with the idea that people in the 1980s were trying to make a documentary about the history of some element of the use of nuclear weapons, motivated by President Reagan's 'Star Wars' satellite defence initiative. The documentary makers would discuss how best to present their message ("experiementation with form") and then pick up on one of the two main themes: "the personal and political ramifications of the period" and "an intensified questioning of humanity and human beliefs and values".
http://prezi.com/5dryyjv4ox5n/creative-for-after-the-bomb/