After Words

After Words: Susan Stranahan, "Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster," hosted by Gregory Jaczko, former U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commision Chairman

About the Program

Ms. Stranahan and members of the Union of Concerned Scientists co-authored this first definitive account of the 2011 tsunami and resulting meltdown at the Fukushima nuclear power plant.  The authors also explore the probability of such an accident happening elsewhere and examine new safety precautions that could be employed to prevent future plant failures.  She speaks with former Chair of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Gregory Jaczko.

About the Authors

Susan Stranahan

Ms. Stranahan was lead reporter of the Philadelphia Inquirer's Pulitzer Prize winning coverage of theThree Mile Island nuclear accident.  She covered environmental issues for the Inquirer for almost 30 years.  She taught environmental writing at the University of Pennsylvania and is the author of the book "Susquehanna River of Dreams."


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After Words: Susan Stranahan, "Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster," hosted by Gregory Jaczko, former U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commision Chairman

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