Three Mile Island: A Nuclear Crisis in Historical Perspective

J. Samuel. Walker

This book is the first comprehensive account of the causes, context, and consequences of the Three Mile Island crisis. In gripping prose, J. Samuel Walker captures the high human drama surrounding the accident, sets it in the context of the heated debate over nuclear power in the seventies, and analyzes the social, technical, and political issues it raised. His superb account of those frightening and confusing days will clear up misconceptions held to this day about Three Mile Island.

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Meltdown: A Race Against Nuclear Disaster at Three Mile Island

by Wilborn Hampton

Award-winning reporter, Wilborn Hampton offers a compelling account of his experiences covering the near meltdown at Three Mile Island (TMI) nuclear power plant. Hampton was assigned to cover the unfolding crisis. He provides an insight to the workings of a reporter on the scene (in an era before the internet and 24 hour news channels).

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Zones of Exclusion: Pripyat and Chernobyl

by Robert Polidori

Declared unfit for human habitation, the Zones of Exclusion includes the towns of Pripyat and Chernobyl. In May 2001, Robert Polidori photographed what was left behind in the this dead zone. His richly detailed images move from the burned-out control room of Reactor 4, to the unfinished apartment complexes, ransacked schools and abandoned nurseries that remain as evidence of those who once called Pripyat home.

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Chernobyl Record: The Definitive History of the Chernobyl Catastrophe

by Richard F. Mould

This book primarily concerns the medical aftereffects of the nuclear accident at Chernobyl, although it also describes the accident and its environmental, cultural, and social consequences.

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