We Are the Guinea Pigs (1980)

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A report on the Three Mile Island nuclear accident made by a group of independent film-makers, who spent nine days in Harrisburg interviewing residents and their children, farmers, union leaders, doctors and others, and also representatives of government. The official policies and standards are examined against medical evidence, the facts about "clear air" and "acceptable limits" and the nightmare of death and disease facing residents in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

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