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Japan Strains to Thwart Nuclear Meltdown at Three Reactors

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Authorities worked to bring three nuclear reactors under control after cooling systems were knocked out when a massive earthquake struck Japan. Gwen Ifill talks to NewsHour correspondent Miles O'Brien and David Brenner of Columbia University's Center for Radiological Research about the science behind Japan's nuclear power.

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Premieres Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 6 p.m. ET.

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