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  • Three Mile Island Accident Reconsidered
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    Three Mile Island Accident Reconsidered

    Nuclear power engineer Arnie Gundersen chronicled how the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant meltdown unfolded on March 28, 1979. Mr. Gundersen argued that the Harrisburg area should…

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  • Legacy of Three Mile Island and Fukushima
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    Legacy of Three Mile Island and Fukushima

    A medical doctor and three university professors detailed the health risks, political developments, and social changes that stem from the 1979 nuclear accident at Three Mile Island,…

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  • Perspectives on Three Mile Island and Fukushima
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    Perspectives on Three Mile Island and Fukushima

    Two community activists from the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania area, an independent journalist from Fukushima and a Japanese visual artist who lives in New York City, reflected on how two…

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  • Governor Thornburgh and Three Mile Island
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    Governor Thornburgh and Three Mile Island

    Nancy Watson showed some of the papers of former Pennsylvania Governor and U.S. Attorney General Dick Thornburgh (R). The papers give insight into his time as governor during the incident at the Three Mile…

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  • emFallout from Three Mile Islandem
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    Fallout from Three Mile Island

    This “CBS Reports” documentary from May 1, 1979 investigates the March 28, 1979 Three Mile Island accident near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The hour-long program looks at the response of the…

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  • Washington Journal Eric Epstein Discusses the Three Mile Island 40th Anniversary
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    Eric Epstein on the Three Mile Island 40th Anniversary

    Eric Epstein, founder and chair of Three Mile Island Alert, talked about his experience during the 1979 partial meltdown at Three Mile Island and how the community marked the 40th…

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  • Washington Journal Samuel Walker Discusses the 40th Anniversary of the Three Mile Island Accident
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    Samuel Walker on the Three Mile Island 40th Anniversary

    Samuel Walker, a former U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission historian and author of Three Mile Island: A Nuclear Crisis in Historical Perspective, talked about the 1979 partial meltdown at the Three Mile Island…

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  • Washington Journal Edwin Lyman Discusses Nuclear Power Safety
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    Edwin Lyman on Nuclear Power Safety

    Edwin Lyman, acting director of the Nuclear Safety Project at the Union of Concerned Scientists and author of “Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster,” discusses nuclear power safety…

    367 views
  • emThree Mile Islandem
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    Three Mile Island

    Mr. Walker talked about his book, Three Mile Island: A Nuclear Crisis in Historical Perspective, published by University of California Press. This accident on March 28, 1979, remains the worst accident…

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  • Washington Journal John Donnelly Discusses Safeguarding Nuclear Materials
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    John Donnelly on Safeguarding Nuclear Materials

    John Donnelly talked about the decrease in spending to safeguard atomic bomb materials.

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  • Three Mile Island Collection
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    Three Mile Island Collection

    Jonathan Stayer showed items, housed at the Pennsylvania State Archives, related to the nuclear incident at Three Mile Island in 1979. Mr. Stayer shared his personal story as a college student in the area at the time.…

    279 views
  • Discussion on Nuclear Safety in Northeast Asia
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    Nuclear Safety in Northeast Asia

    James Platte, a non-resident fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, talked about the future of nuclear power generation and security in Northeast Asia,…

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    Fukushima

    Edwin Lyman talked about his book, Fukushima, in which he looks at what happened at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in March 2011 and the damage it caused around the world. In his book, the author…

    410 views
  • After Words Susan Stranahan
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    After Words with Susan Stranahan

    Susan Stranahan talked about the book Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster, an account of the 2011 tsunami and resulting meltdown at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan. Ms.…

    482 views
  • Nuclear Safety
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    Nuclear Regulatory Commission Recommendations

    Members of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) testified on the recommendations of their task force created after the 2011 Fukishima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident in Japan. Some…

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  • Japans 2011 Earthquake
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    Japan's 2011 Earthquake

    Scientific, business and government leaders examined the impact of the 2011 earthquake off the coast of Japan that triggered a series of events from tsunami to the meltdown of Fukushima nuclear power plant. Topics…

    268 views
  • Lessons Learned from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Accident
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    Lessons Learned from the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Accident

    Participants spoke about lessons learned from the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant accident in Japan. Critics of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) spoke directly to…

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  • Nuclear Safety
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    Nuclear Safety

    Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) members testified on the implementation of new safety changes put into place following the nuclear emergency at Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi plant after an…

    570 views
  • Lessons Learned from Fukushima
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    Lessons Learned from Fukushima

    The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) held an event on lessons learned from the nuclear radiation leaks at the Fukushima reactor in Japan.

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  • US Nuclear Power Safety
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    U.S. Nuclear Power Safety

    Gregory Jaczko of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) talked about U.S. nuclear power safety. The NRC appointed a special task force to review nuclear safety in the wake of the Japanese…

    318 views
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