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The Killing Of Karen Silkwood

Author : Richard Rashke
ISBN : 9781497639294
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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On November 13, 1974, Karen Silkwood was driving on a deserted Oklahoma highway when her car crashed into a cement wall and she was killed. On the seat next to her were doctored quality-control negatives showing that her employer, Kerr-McGee, was manufacturing defective fuel rods filled with plutonium. She had recently discovered that more than forty pounds of plutonium were missing from the Kerr-McGee plant. Forty years later, her death is still steeped in mystery. Did she fall asleep before the accident, or did someone force her off the road? And what happened to the missing plutonium? The Killing of Karen Silkwood meticulously lays out the facts and encourages the readers to decide. Updated with the author’s chilling new introduction that discusses the similarities with Edward Snowden’s recent revelations, Silkwood’s story is as relevant today as it was forty years ago. For this updated edition, the author has added the latest information as to what happened to the various people involved in the Silkwood case and news of the lasting effects of this underreported piece of the history of the antinuclear movement.

Death Conspiracy Theories

Author : Arthur A. Cruz
ISBN : 9781365826436
Genre : Reference
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Death Conspiracy Theories compiles information about the deaths of individuals where a single official verdict on the cause of death has been determined, but where it has been questioned or disputed. This comprehensive reference source covers death conspiracy theories ranging from Jim Morrison to Osama Bin Laden.

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Author : Anne Commire
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"Locating information on women is difficult and the editors have done a fine job assembling and publishing information extant on individual women from many nations both living and dead. Because in some cases only birth, marriage, children, and death dates are known, the 10,000 articles vary in length according to the subject. If you haven't been able to answer reference questions on women, you need this set."--"Outstanding Reference Sources," American Libraries, May 2001.

American Environmental Leaders M Z

Author : Anne Becher
ISBN : PSU:000066614067
Genre : Environmentalism
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A collection of biographies of the most important figures in American environmentalism. --from publisher description

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Author : Tina Grant
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Annotation This multi-volume series provides detailed histories of more than 7,000 of the most influential companies worldwide.

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The Seventies In America

Author : John C. Super
ISBN : WISC:89082385006
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Author : Frank Northen Magill
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