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Nuclear Plants / Pennsylvania Accident #263267

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 02, 1979
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Middletown, Pennsylvania) Improvement in nuclear plant crisis noted. [NRC spokesperson Harold DENTON - states improving factors.] Containment building described; diagrams shown explaining gas bubble danger. Remaining problems listed; films shown. Radiation level within containment building stated.
REPORTER: Gary Shepard

(Studio) White House order with regard to clearing all comments pertaining to Three Mile Island incident reported Govt. assignment of federal inspectors at each of 72 nuclear power plants in nation and only 23 presently on duty,

Reporter(s):
Cronkite, Walter;
Shepard, Gary
Duration:
00:04:00

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