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It could happen only in the U.S.

Benjamin F. Fairless

It could happen only in the U.S.

a coal miner"s son describes his remarkable career that led from Pigeon Run, Ohio to the summit of American industry

by Benjamin F. Fairless

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Published in n.p .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Republished from Life magazine.

The Physical Object
Pagination54 p.
Number of Pages54
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26894092M
OCLC/WorldCa1001870272

In fact, some of the U.S. government reactors designed only to produce plutonium for bombs are somewhat like the Chernobyl-type reactor. After the Chernobyl accident, there were serious questions raised about safety hazards in these U.S. production reactors, but it was eventually concluded that they contain design features that assure their safety.   And it could still happen today, Butler believes, because U.S. officials remain in the grip of the delusion that nuclear deterrence is an effective and safe policy.

  The possibility of a terrorist attack knocking out the power grid makes for a good headline, but could it really happen? The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) says . 12 hours ago  Jamaal Bowman, a progressive, scored an upset victory over incumbent Eliot Engel in New York's 16th Congressional District. The primary took place on June 23rd, but the contest wasn't officially.

  In any case, ending the Sino-American War of would require careful diplomacy, lest the war become only the first stage of a confrontation that could last for the remainder of the century.   New Yorkers could manage for a few hours, maybe a few days, but what would happen if the outage lasted a week or more? For an example of the kind of disruption such an attack could cause, consider.


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