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Nuclear Plants / Pennsylvania Accident / Radiation Effects #262882

CBS Evening News for Friday, Mar 30, 1979
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(Studio) Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, weather report given with regard to hopeful isolation of contaminated air in Three Mile Island area. Incidents since beginning of situation 3 days ago with regard to release of radiation into air at plant stated.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(NYC) Radiation amts. received from natural and medical sources given; figs. shown. Radiation measured at Three Mile Island site stated. [Environment medical Mt. Sinai Hospital Dr. Paul MOLVY - comments on dangers involved re: eventual increase in cancer of surrounding population; sensitivity of fetus to radiation; validity of governor's actions with regard to evacuation of pregnant women.] Danger with regard to continued exposure to radiation cited.
REPORTER: Charles Crawford

Reporter(s):
Crawford, Charles;
Cronkite, Walter
Duration:
00:02:30

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