Hanford Downwinders truth preserved, in context,
in the powerful book, The Hanford Plaintiffs: Voices from the Fight for Atomic Justice
by downwinder Trisha Pritikin and journalist Karen Dorn Steele

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This Week’s Featured Interview:

Hanford Downwinders stories preserved – The Hanford Plaintiffs: Voices from the Fight for Atomic Justice, written by Trisha Pritikin, was published in 2020. She is an attorney and a Hanford downwinder who felt compelled to preserve the stories of Hanford downwinders who tried to take part in the law suit. Joining her for the interview is Karen Dorn Steele, a former investigative journalist with the Spokesman Review who broke the story of cancers and other diseases in farmlands downwind of Hanford. She also wrote the introduction for the book. We spoke on Friday, January 22, 2021.

Numnutz of the Week (for Outstanding Nuclear Boneheadedness):

In Fukushima Prefecture, the Prefectural Health Survey Review Committee discovered thyroid cancer in two infant survivors of the Fukushima Daiichi triple meltdown… and proceeded to try to blameoverdiagnosis” for “finding thyroid cancer that they do not have to find.”  Say WHAT?????

 

Links:

  • To celebrate the entry into law of the Treaty to Prohibit Nuclear Weapons, the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) produced a celebratory international livestream that featured activists from around the world.  Here’s the link:   https://vimeo.com/504951055