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Nuclear Plants / Babcock and Wilcox #263524

CBS Evening News for Monday, Apr 30, 1979
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(Studio) Rptd. problems with Babcock and Wilcox reactors prior to Three Mile Island accident outlined.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Lack of anticipation of Three Mile Island accident in face of frequent malfunctions by other Babcock and Wilcox reactors noted. [Harold DENTON - recalls warnings that should have been heeded.] [Senator Gary HART - comments.] Pennsylvania public utility chairperson Wilson Goode quoted with regard to licensing of Three Mile Island [GOODE - says due to federal involvement in plants, government should be involved in solution to problems.] Goode quoted with regard to need for government to aid Metropolitan Edison as it did Lockheed.
REPORTER: Robert Schakne

(Studio) New problem developed at Three Mile Island nuclear plant according to NRC staff, outlined.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter;
Schakne, Robert

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