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Nuclear Plants / Three Mile Island #266421

CBS Evening News for Monday, Sep 24, 1979
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(Studio) 6 separate investigations into Three Mile Island nuclear Plant accident noted in progress.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(DC) Investigation by industrial psychologists, hired by indePendent investigators who will eventually report to NRC. examined. [Psychologist Mark KIRKPATRICK - discusses research.] Recreation of operator behavior as part of investigation noted; designers of control room console said blamed for not incorporating human psychology into calculations. [Dr. Thomas MALONE - comments.] Response by Burns and Roe. designers of Three Mile Island console, outlined; NRC quoted with regard to lack of supervise of console design and present stake of antiquity of console equipment.
REPORTER: Diane Sawyer

Cronkite, Walter;
Sawyer, Diane

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