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Nuclear Power Safety / G.E. Engineers #244438

CBS Evening News for Monday, Feb 02, 1976
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(Studio) 3 of G.E.'s management representatives in nuclear power quit company with regard to lack of safety at nuclear power plants. To join antinuclear forces in California.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Dresden, Illinois) 3 had worked 16 years or longer in G.E. nuclear energy division which built or is building 69 power plants in United States and 29 overseas. 3 are: Dale G. Bridenbaugh, Richard B. Hubbard and Gregory C. Minor; their jobs cited.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

(Vernon, VT) Bridenbaugh especially concerned over steel and concrete structures which house nuclear reactors. Part of his resignation letter quoted.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

(Athens, Alabama) Fire that shut down TVA's Brown's Ferry nuclear plant worries Minor. Minor quoted on nuclear safety. Hubbard concerned over nuclear waste storage.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

(Studio) G.E. had no comment. Natural Resources Defense Council in Washington, DC demands tougher measures to protect nuclear materials. Tells Nuclear Regulatory Commission that action needed to keep materials out of terrorists' hands.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Schakne, Robert
Duration:
00:02:00

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