Need To Know

Is nuclear power safe?

Season 2 Episode 6 | 25m 11s

In the midst of our country’s energy crisis, this week’s episode explores the highly debated subject of nuclear power. Is it a safe, cost-effective alternative to our current sources of energy, or do the risks outweigh the benefits? We also look at the story of Ursula Sladek, a German anti-nuclear activist who helped persuade the German government to completely abandon nuclear power.

Aired: 10/20/11

Expired: 10/21/16

Rating: NR

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