[ RadSafe ] Review: an apocalyptic nuclear film with a strangely pro nuclear spin

ROY HERREN royherren2005 at yahoo.com
Sat Feb 28 18:16:16 CST 2015

Could it be that even though Japan was improvised after the war that they still had adequate nutrition?  Some or much of these instances could be attributed to observational bias.
 Roy Herren 

     On Saturday, February 28, 2015 12:59 AM, Roger Helbig <rwhelbig at gmail.com> wrote:

 Why are there large numbers of deformed babies here and there was no
such occurrence after Hiroshima and Nagasaki?

Roger Helbig

> by Christina MacPherson
> After the Apocalypse: The anti-nuclear film that wasn't, Nuclear Free by
> 2o45? by Dennis, 27 Feb 15
> As the fourth anniversary of the earthquake-tsunami-meltdown syndrome
> approached, I looked back at an example of pro-nuclear spin that appeared in
> the media in the spring of 2011. Ironically, the pro-nuclear message
> discussed here is a film about the horrors of atomic weapon blasts in The
> Polygon, the sacrifice zone in Kazakhstan where the Soviet Union detonated
> hundreds of nuclear and thermonuclear bombs. I'm timing this article to also
> commemorate the birth of the Nevada-Semipalatinsk anti-nuclear movement
> which is marked every year in Kazakhstan on February 28th.
> After the Apocalypse [1] is a one-hour documentary that takes place in
> Semipalatinsk, a town in north-eastern Kazakhstan where the USSR detonated
> 456 nuclear weapons, many of them large-yield megaton hydrogen bombs. The
> camera goes to radioactive craters where herders still take their animals to
> graze. It goes to a museum where the pickled corpses of deformed babies sit
> in jars. However, the horror show of the past is not the main attraction.
> The film concentrates on the fierce struggle that still goes on today over
> the reproductive rights of the Kazakhstan hibakusha. The director, Antony
> Butts, follows a pregnant woman, Bibigul, whose wide-set eyes suggest
> chromosome damage. She wants to give birth despite the protestations of
> Toleukhan Nurmagambetov, a doctor who talks of the deformed, and too often
> abandoned, babies in the region as "monsters." Read more of this post
> Christina MacPherson | February 28, 2015 at 4:00 am | Categories:
> Kazakhstan, Resources -audiovicual | URL: http://wp.me/phgse-iYs

> http://nuclear-news.net/2015/02/28/review-an-apocalyptic-nuclear-film-with-a-strangely-pro-nuclear-spin/
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