TITLE

White House Watch: Something Out There

AUTHOR(S)
Osborm, John
PUB. DATE
April 1979
SOURCE
New Republic;4/28/79, Vol. 180 Issue 17, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the United States House Subcommittee on Energy and Environment's release of a confidential transcript of a Nuclear Regulatory Commission discussion on the Three Mile Island disaster in Pennsylvania was a public service and at the same time, abuse of congressional privilege. Marginal accounts of the federal government response to a nuclear power reactor breakdown; Public awareness that nuclear energy is not completely in the government's control; Mass media's exaggeration of the immediate dangers and understatement of the potential perils of the disaster.
ACCESSION #
11069240

 

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