E239: Karen Silkwood Pt. 1


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In November 1974, Karen Silkwood left work at a nuclear power plant in Oklahoma and headed to a secret meeting with The New York Times. She was planning to blow the whistle on illegal and dangerous practices at the plant — but she died before she ever got there.

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