People's Century: 1900-1999 (1999)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Military & War, Politics & Government, Social History, World History  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - United Kingdom , United States   |  
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Synopsis by Perry Seibert

Part of the People's Century series, Fallout -- Nuclear Energy and Destruction documents how nuclear energy has impacted the world. Utilizing archival footage as well as new materials, this film illuminates such historic incidents as the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the accidents at Three Mile Island and Chernobyl. This is a fine, informative film for those with an interest in the subject matter, as well as for teachers who may find it useful in a classroom setting.

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energy, fallout [nuclear], nuclear-energy, nuclear-weapon, radiation, radiation-poisoning