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Three Mile Island / President Can. Report #56897

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 30, 1979
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(Studio) President's commission on Three Mile Is report given to President Carter and made public today; commission said calling for changes in both nuclear industry and NRC.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(DC) Recommendations of commission listed on screen; members said disagreeing on suggested moratorium on licensing of plants. [Governor Bruce BABBITT - comments.] [Prof. Carolyn LEWIS - responds to question with regard to possibility of another Three Mile Island-type accident.] [Prof. Ted TAYLOR - comments on need for changes on both sides of nuclear industry in US.] Abolishment of NRC noted called for act of Congress; commission findings with regard to radiation exposure of those in area surrounding Three Mile Island, as well as mental anguish from accident, outlined.
REPORTER: Jules Bergman

(Three Mile Island, Pennsylvania) Response of residents in Three Mile Island vicinity to commission report examined. [Debbie MacDONALD, Mary Ellen BAER, Sue SHOWALTER - express sentiments on issue.]
REPORTER: Bill Zimmerman

(Studio) Upcoming items announced.

Reporter(s):
Bergman, Jules;
Reynolds, Frank;
Zimmerman, Bill
Duration:
00:04:20

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