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Is nuclear power safe?

  • Aired: 10/21/2011
  • 25:11
  • Expires: 10/21/2016
  • Rating: NR
In the midst of our country’s energy crisis, this week’s episode explores the highly debated subject of nuclear power. Is it a safe, cost-effective alternative to our current sources of energy, or do the risks outweigh the benefits? We also look at the story of Ursula Sladek, a German anti-nuclear activist who helped persuade the German government to completely abandon nuclear power.
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