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

Miller, Mark L mmiller at sandia.gov
Mon Mar 2 12:31:18 CST 2015

It was the exposure to large amounts of Imaginarium from Fukushima!  Duh!

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From: Roger Helbig [mailto:rwhelbig at gmail.com] 
Sent: Saturday, February 28, 2015 1:59 AM
Subject: [ RadSafe ] Review: an apocalyptic nuclear film with a strangely pro nuclear spin

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

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