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Nuclear Energy #238760

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 24, 1975
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(Studio) Govt. completes initial stage of investigation into 20 nuclear-powered plants.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Morris, Illinois) All nuclear plants but 1 allowed to reopen. At nuclear power plant near Chicago, no reason yet discovered for cracks in pipes. [Commonwealth Edison Ben STEPHENSON - doesn't think cracks potentially dangerous, but cause of cracks must be determined.] [Businessmen for the public interest, David COMEY - says if threat of problem causes widespread shutdown of nuclear plants, reliability decrs., cost increases] [President Rockefeller Univ. Dr. Frederick SEITZ - says nuclear plants not really hazardous in sense that they could endanger large amts. of population. It's only matter of time till nuclear energy needed to sustain our industry civilization.]
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

Cronkite, Walter;
Schakne, Robert

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