Search the Archive

Ohio / Zimmer Nuclear Plant #71697

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, May 19, 1981
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Moscow, Ohio) Concern over quality of construction of nuclear power plant here examined; basis of concern detailed. [Former investigator Tom APPLEGATE - comments on workers' raffling off steel, prostitutes, liquor.] His allegations with regard to workers' incapacitation on the job noted; Applegate said fired after rpting. incidents. [Former security ofr. Jeff HYDE - confirms lax security] Alleged flaws in construction listed on screen, discussed. [Former subcontractor Edwin HOFSTADER - notes fire hazard.] [Quality control inspector Vic GRIFFIN - blames NBC for whitewash.] [NRC regional son. James KEPPLER - responds.] [HOFSTADER, APPLEGATE - comment on not wanting to live in plant's proximity.]
REPORTER: Bettina Gregory

Gregory, Bettina;
Robinson, Max

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.