Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster and related media

Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster

Because the USSR did not initially release news of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant accident on April 26, 1986, reporters are left to speculate about the origin of high radiation levels detected in neighboring Finland and Sweden.

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  • Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster
    Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster

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    Because the USSR did not initially release news of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant accident on April 26, 1986, reporters are left to speculate about the origin of high radiation levels detected in neighboring Finland and Sweden.

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  • Bhopal-Union Carbide Disaster
    Bhopal-Union Carbide Disaster

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    A news bulletin of the devastating leak of toxic chemicals from a pesticide plant in Bhopal, India, describes a grim scene with a climbing death toll. The toxic cloud of methyl isocyanate that seeped into the atmosphere in the early morning hours of December 3, 1984, was one of the world's worst industrial accidents.

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  • B-29 Raid Against Japan
    B-29 Raid Against Japan

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    As the United States bombards the Japanese islands in 1945, low-level air attacks can be heard in the first-ever direct broadcast of a B-29 raid.

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