CBS Evening News for Saturday, May 05, 1979
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(Studio) NRC statement that it will be over 1 year before workers can enter the damaged reactor at Three Mile Island, Pennsylvania, reported Athens, Alabama, nuclear plant said to have leaked small amount of radiation into the Tennessee River TVA position that leak created no danger noted. Anti-nuclear protest at nuclear plant near San Francisco, California, shown. Plant said operated for US government by University of California. 25,000 anti-nuclear protesters said expected to march in Washington, DC tomorrow.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer
(NYC) [Washington Univ. Barry COMMONER - calls nuclear power development potentially catastrophic mistake.] [Ralph NADER - comments on dangers of nuclear power.] [Princeton University Jan BEYEA - describes radiation dangers.] [State College, Pennsylvania Judith JOANSRUD - comments.]
REPORTER: Jim Kilpatrick
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