Japan Nuclear Plant Crisis and Chernobyl Anniversary

Nuclear specialists talked about the impact of the nuclear plant crisis in Japan as a result of the country’s 9.0 earthquake and… read more

Nuclear specialists talked about the impact of the nuclear plant crisis in Japan as a result of the country’s 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami. Alexey Yablokov, who studied the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, said the situation in Japan was particularly dangerous because of the highly concentrated populations near that country’s damaged nuclear plant. He also talked about a new study on Chernobyl. It suggested that as many as 1 million people had died because of the explosion at the Soviet-era plant 25 years ago.  close

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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 25, 2011
Last Aired:
Mar 31, 2011

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  • Mar 25, 2011 | 9:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 25, 2011 | 6:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 28, 2011 | 8:24pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 29, 2011 | 2:29am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 31, 2011 | 2:13am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 31, 2011 | 7:04am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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