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Silkwood

Michael Hausman

Silkwood

by Michael Hausman

  • 110 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drama,
  • Kerr-McGee Nuclear Corporation,
  • Safety regulations,
  • Plutonium

  • About the Edition

    The Oklahoma nuclear plant worker who blew the whistle on dangerous practices at the Kerr-McGee plant and who died under circumstances which are still under debate.

    Edition Notes

    Statementproducer, Michael Hausman ; writers, Noara Ephron, Alica Arlen ; directed by Mike Nichols
    ContributionsStreep, Meryl, actor, Russell, Kurt, actor, Cher, 1946- actor, Nelson, Craig T., actor, Kino Lorber, Inc
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1997 .S55 2017
    The Physical Object
    Format[videorecording] /
    Pagination1 videodisc (131 min.)
    Number of Pages131
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26926096M
    OCLC/WorldCa989885356

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    In , Karen Silkwood (Meryl Streep) and co-workers Drew Stephens (Kurt Russell) and Dolly Pelliker (Cher) arrive for work at the Kerr McGee Cimarron nuclear facility near Cimarron City, Oklahoma. Karen works in Dry Processing, which involves processing plutonium and uranium oxide into nuclear fuel pellets. At Silkwood, we design and custom-make bookcases to maximise use of the space available and to suit your budget. Silkwood bookcases are designed specifically for your home and your possessions.

      The great bulk of the book is absorbed with the struggle to turn the Silkwood case into a cause, to extract some elemental justice out of her death, preferably in a court of : Pete Hamill. The Death Of Karen Silkwood by Joyce Hannam. According to the book Who Killed Karen Silkwood, the assassination scene in the movie The China Syndrome, in which the character. The Killing of Karen Silkwood: The Story Behind the Kerr-McGee Plutonium of the massive documentation on the Silkwood case stands up to critical review/


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