Picks and Pans Review: The Bomb Factories
updated 04/27/1987 AT 01:00 AM EDT
•originally published 04/27/1987 AT 01:00 AM EDT
After Silkwood, we know that the nuclear business can be a dirty one. Now we learn that making nuclear bombs can be even dirtier. In a fine Closeup, Richard Threlkeld tells about factory floors with uranium dust a quarter inch thick, about leaking radioactive poisons and about efforts to cover up this "national disgrace."