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Special Assignment (Three Mile Island + 1) #64733

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 26, 1980
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(Studio) Part 2 in series introduced
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Middletown, Pennsylvania) [Nuclear Oversight Committee spokesperson Floyd LEWIS, Union of Concerned Scientists spokesperson Robert POLLARD - give opposing views with regard to safety standards since Three Mile Island accident.] Claims by NRC and utilities using nuclear power that problems such as those occurring at Three Mile Island are being solved noted, [Met. Edison vice president Robert ARNOLD - comments.] Changes in control room operator training said exemplified by training offered by Westinghouse near Chicago; details given, films shown. [Reactor operator Dave KALEY - comments.] Other precautions taken by utilities, in addition to training, outlined; measures aimed at safety changes ordered by NRC examined. [NRC spokesperson Harold DENTON - comments.] [POLLARD - comments on Three Mile Island accident.] [Dr. Alvin WEINBERG - comments on Three Mile Island] Weinberg's role in nuclear energy development in US recalled; photos shown. [WEINBERG - comments.]
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

(Studio) Next report in series noted on anniversary of Three Mile Island accident; series on inflation announced. Tonight's edition of "Nightline" mentioned.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

Peterson, Roger;
Robinson, Max

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