Summary: The 1979 Nuclear Disaster

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During the 1970s, Americans were brought together after the death of the King of Rock and Roll and the release of the one of the greatest movies, Star Wars, but a historical disaster was yet to come. On March 28,1979, located on the Susquehanna River, in the state of Pennsylvania, one of the worst nuclear accidents occurred. One of the two water reactors had failed to close, allowing cooling water containing radiation to seep out. Although there were no reported injuries or deaths, several safety precautions were taken in many other areas of nuclear plants.
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