CBS Evening News for Monday, May 17, 1982
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(Studio) Accident at Pennsylvania's Three Mile Island nuclear power plant in 1979 recalled.
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Middletown, Pennsylvania) [Friends of Three Mile Island, John CHUBB - dismisses criticism of nuclear power.] [Committee to Vote No spokesperson Kathy McCAUGHIN - notes psychological toll.] Referendum under consideration in 3 counties explained; referendum's possible influence on NRC's decision to reopen damaged reactor discussed. [Barbara KOONDER - isn't bothered by plant.] Koonder's formation of Friends and Family of TMI, along with Ceo. Koonder, John Chubb and Earl Peters noted. [PETERS - dismisses fears.] [GPU Nuclear president Robert ARNOLD - notes economy cost of situation.] [1979, Maureen LAUER - explains leaving area.] [Today, LAUER - feels same way.] Implications of tomorrow's vote considered.
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg
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