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Japan / Earthquake and Tsunami / Nuclear Power Plants #990188

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 16, 2011
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Footage of a store shaking during the earthquake in Japan shown.

(Tokyo: Anderson Cooper) The nuclear catastrophe in Japan, the lack of good information from Japanese officials and the sacrificing work by a small number of plant workers updated. [Worker's WIFE - {thru translator} comments on what her husband is doing.]

(Tokyo: Anderson Cooper, Sanjay Gupta) The radiation suits, breathing apparatus and counter the workers are wearing and using and the question of where it is safe discussed; diagrams shown.

(Tokyo: Anderson Cooper, Anna Coren) The risks being taken by 180 workers at the power plants to prevent a nuclear disaster and why older men are being asked to volunteer discussed.

(Tokyo: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with MIT's Jim Walsh about the nuclear crisis. [WALSH - talks about the difficulties for the workers under emotional and physical distress; asks where is the international community.]

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