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Maine / Nuclear Power Referendum #272720

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 10, 1980
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REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Wiscasset, ME) Upcoming referendum in Maine with regard to future of Maine Yankee nuclear power plant examined; films shown. [Antinuclear spokesperson Raymond SHADIS, solar energy spokesperson Prof. Richard HILL - comment.] Cmgpn. to keep plant open by utility company noted; details given. [Central Maine Power president Elwin THURLOW - comments.] Econ. impact on state's inds. of higher energy costs outlined. [Bath iron works spokesperson Frank KERR - comments.] Public opinion on issue said apparently split so far; details given. Three Mile Island mentioned. [SHADIS - comments.] [Save Maine Yankee Committee spokesperson William HUGHES, John MENARIO - respond.] [SHADIS - comments.] Significance of referendum noted.
REPORTER: Chris Kelley

Cronkite, Walter;
Kelley, Chris

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