ABC News Nightline (1986)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Environmental Science, Social History, Tragedies & Catastrophes  |   Run Time - 23 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Part of the ABC News Nightline series, which features favorite episodes from anchorman Ted Koppel's award-winning television news program, ABC News Nightline: Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster investigates the world's worst nuclear power accident. On April 25, 1986, in the former U.S.S.R., the Chernobyl nuclear power plant tested a reactor without performing all necessary safety procedures. The result: Several explosions and a deadly fireball of nuclear power blew the lid off the reactor, killing 30 people right away, and forcing thousands to evacuate.

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ABC-News, news, nuclear-accident, nuclear-power-plant, Russian [nationality]