Documentary producer Robbie Leppzer, discusses his latest work, Power Struggle. It’s an account of the grassroots campaign to shut down the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant, and the problems that remain after the plant’s closure. Next, nuclear-power critics Arnie and Maggie Gundersen return to Project Censored to explain some of the continuing hazards facing Fukushima, Japan, years after the meltdown there. Finally, Poets Reading the News make a second appearance on the show.
Notes: Robbie Leppzer is a film producer with over 30 documentaries to his credit. Arnie and Maggie Gundersen left careers in the nuclear power industry to devote themselves to educating the public about nuclear power’s hazards. Elle Aviv Newton and Jenna Spagnolo are the co-editors of Poets Reading the News.