Letters, Apr. 30, 1979

An Atomic Scare

To the Editors:

After the Three Mile Island accident [April 9], I intend to vote against any politicians who say "Maybe" to nuclear power, regardless of their opinions on all other matters. What good is a chicken in every pot if the broth is radioactive?

Charlotte Reese Minden, Nev.

The nuclear scare fairly well demonstrated that the installation was able to deal with malfunction, and bolsters my confidence in nuclear energy.

Donald I. Dean, M.D. Rushville, Ind.

If nuclear power is not to be, where

do we go when civilization grinds to a...

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