Nuclear madness / by Helen Caldicott

Episode Title:
Nuclear madness / by Helen Caldicott
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Dr. Helen Caldicott, author of "Nuclear madness: what you should do", speaks on the nuclear war possibilities of the past (Cuban missile crisis) and present. She also explains the possibilities of excess radiation, the problems of uranium waste, how radiation causes cancer and the genetic implications of such elements as plutonium, nuclear power proliferation and its worldwide use in the future and what it would be like after a nuclear war. Includes songs "No nukes for me" and "Plutonium" by Malvina Reynolds. Produced by Pearl Skotnes.

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Date Recorded on: 
at Santa Monica College, ca. 1978.
Date Broadcast on: 
KPFK, 4 Apr. 1979.
Item duration: 
1 reel (50 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, mono.
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archives, 1979
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RESTRICTED. Permissions, licensing requests, Curriculum Initiative, Campus Campaign and all other inquiries should be directed to: Mark Torres, Archives Director, 800-735-0230,
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