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Silkwood Case #264200

CBS Evening News for Sunday, May 06, 1979
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(Studio) Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, court case involving deceased Karen Silkwood and charges that plant where she worked was negligent in handling radioactive materials outlined.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) Now closed Kerr-McGee nuclear facility said defendant in suit. Testimony by former plant health technician Kenneth Plowman cited. Testimonies of former employees and board chairman of Kerr-McGee and NRC official regarding the handling of plutonium in the plant detailed. Possibility that plutonium could be removed from plant mentioned. [Silkwood attorney Gerald SPENCE - comments on dangers posed by any missing plutonium.] Possible precedent for nuclear industry from this case considered.
REPORTER: Bruce Hall

Dean, Morton;
Hall, Bruce

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