Fukushima Scar: 1 Year Since Japan's Worst Quake Tsunami Tragedy

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RussiaToday-- Mar 11, 2012--Japan marks one year since a devastating earthquake and tsunami killed over nineteen thousand people, devastating an entire nation. A minute's silence has been observed at the exact moment the quake hit last March. The tsunami turned whole neighborhoods into debris leaving hundreds of thousands homeless. It also triggered the worst nuclear crisis in a quarter century after the cooling systems at the Fukushima plant were knocked out. For more on the risks of contamination the plant poses today RT talks to Dr. Robert Jacobs, who's professor of nuclear history and culture at Hiroshima Peace Institute. Copyright Russia Today 2012 "Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use." RT Rory Suchet interview Fukushima Japan tragedy Robert Jacobs crisis radiation nuclear plant fal2grace

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