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Dramatization of clearing the fuel rods from the fire at Windscale Dramatization 00:26

Breakdown: Deadly Technological Disasters
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written by Neil Schlager (Detroit, MI: Visible Ink Press, 1995, originally published 1995), 254 page(s)
This book is a collection of well-known disasters, including the Titanic, the Chernobyl meltdown, and the Exxon Valdez oil spill.
written by Neil Schlager (Detroit, MI: Visible Ink Press, 1995, originally published 1995), 254 page(s)
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Disaster, Series 3, Episode 6, The Atomic Inferno
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produced by Bryn Higgins, fl. 1992, in Disaster, Series 3, Episode 6 (BBC Worldwide, 1999), 29 mins
In 1957, a fire was discovered inside Britain’s first nuclear reactor atWindscale. At the time emergency procedures were minimal, but its effects are still being felt today.
produced by Bryn Higgins, fl. 1992, in Disaster, Series 3, Episode 6 (BBC Worldwide, 1999), 29 mins
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Windscale 1957: The Nuclear Winter
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directed by Ian Fisher; produced by Ian Fisher, Border Production (London, England: TVF International, 1996), 54 mins
In October 1957, one of the Windscale nuclear reactors caught fire. It was the world's first nuclear accident, attributed to the rush to build atomic weapons. This programme highlights the mistakes leading to a nuclear event which, 40 years on, still takes second place only to Chernobyl.
directed by Ian Fisher; produced by Ian Fisher, Border Production (London, England: TVF International, 1996), 54 mins
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