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Japan / Earthquake and Tsunami / Nuclear Crisis #990837

ABC Evening News for Friday, Mar 25, 2011
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Tokyo: David Wright) A possible breach in the containment vessel at Fukushima nuclear reactor 3 in Japan examined; details given about damage to two plant workers from radioactive water; virtual view of the reactor and people living at a sports arena in Tokyo shown. [Columbia University center for radiological research David BRENNER†- comments.]

(Studio: David Muir) Live interview held with physicist Michio Kaku about the nuclear problems; diagrams shown. [KAKU - calls "breach of containment" the scariest words: more radiation, more contamination and possible reactor meltdowns; explains how toxic is plutonium.]

Muir, David;
Wright, David

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