Visit Three Mile Island Nuclear Accident Site, Today!
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The worst nuclear power plant disaster in the US. Two million people exposed to radiation contamination. Three Mile Island as a travel destination?! We traveled there to explore the town and surrounding area and to see the 3 Mile Island nuclear power plant for ourselves. The radioactive meltdown in 1979 sent America into crisis for 5 terrifying days. Find out why and see the Three Mile Island Nuclear Accident Site, today! For my full article on our Visit to Three Mile Island with different pix & more interesting details is here:
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Some good ole’ nuclear scare movies that chilled during the Cold War:
The China Syndrome– Came out in theatres just 12 days before the Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Plant disaster. The 1st to address nuclear power plant accidents. Thought to be impossible, at the time.
Silkwood – Chilling. Meryl Streep pulls you into this conspiracy based on whistleblower Karen Silkwood’s story.
War Games– Every 80s kid saw this!
The Day After – This one’s tought to watch. I never could get through the whole thing.
2019’s Chernobyl (excellent!)- Bill & I binge-watched this!
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Visit the area of the worst nuclear power plant accident in the US, Three Mile Island. 2 million were exposed in 5 tortured days of crisis.