Duck and Cover 1951 Civil Defense Film with Bert the Turtle
March 28 marks the anniversary of the United States’ worst nuclear accident. The reactor at Three Mile Island in central Pennsylvania experienced a near meltdown. Although not nearly the tragedy of Chernobyl in Ukraine, or Fukushima in Japan, Three Mile Island caused a three decade pause in nuclear energy advancement in the U.S. and a review of nuclear plant policies nationwide. VOA’s Carolyn Presutti reports from Middletown, Pennsylvania, where the Three Mile Island plant is located.