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Power to the people

Clip: Season 2 | 7m 21s

This spring, German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced that her country would be the first in the world to completely abandon nuclear power. This radical policy change was motivated in part by the disaster at Fukushima, but it also has roots in the work of another German woman, Ursula Sladek.

Aired: 10/20/11

Expired: 10/21/16

Rating: NR

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