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Killing our own : the disaster of America's experience with atomic radiation

Author: Harvey Wasserman; Norman Solomon
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, ©1982.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harvey Wasserman; Norman Solomon
ISBN: 0440045673 9780440045670
OCLC Number: 7977200
Description: xiii, 368 pages, [2] pages of plates : map ; 24 cm
Contents: Pt. I, The Bombs. First atomic veterans --
300,000 GIs under the mushroom clouds --
Bringing the bombs home --
Test fallout, political fallout --
Continued testing : tragic repetitions. pt. II, X rays and the radioactive workplace. Use and misuse of medical x rays --
Nuclear workers : radiation on the job. pt. III, The Industry's underside. Bomb production at Rocky Flats : death downwind --
Uranium milling and the Church Rock disaster --
Tritium in Tuscon, wastes worldwide. pt. IV, The "Peaceful atom". Battle of Shippingport --
How much radiation? --
Animals died at Three Mile Island --
People died at Three Mile Island --
Conclusion : Surviving the new fire Appendices. A, Basics of radiation and health --
B, Summary of atomic bomb tests --
C, Commercial nuclear power reactors in the U.S. --
D, Organizations
Responsibility: Harvey Wasserman & Norman Solomon with Robert Alvarez & Eleanor Walters.

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