[ RadSafe ] Documentary - St Louis Area - The First Secret Nuclear City

Hans J Wiegert hjwiegert at gmail.com
Sat Jul 23 09:58:39 CDT 2016

Based on my experience with the author it is another anti-nuke propaganda.


*Retirement is, when the only day you have to set your alarm clock is
Sunday - so you are not late for church!*

On Sat, Jul 23, 2016 at 5:15 AM, Roger Helbig <rwhelbig at gmail.com> wrote:

> Have any RADSAFE members seen this documentary?  If so, is it accurate
> or anti-nuclear preachy?
> Roger Helbig
> The First Secret Nuclear City
> by Christina MacPherson
> The First Secret City https://firstsecretcity.com/
> Before the creation of the secret cities of Los Alamos, Oak Ridge and
> Hanford, the Manhattan Project hired the Mallinckrodt Chemical Works
> of St. Louis to refine the first uranium used in the atomic bomb
> dropped on Hiroshima. For the next two decades, Mallinckrodt continued
> its classified work for the Atomic Energy Commission during the Cold
> War. The resulting radioactive waste contaminated numerous locations
> in the St. Louis area some of which have not been cleaned up 70 years
> after the end of World War II. Told through the eyes of an overexposed
> worker, the story expands through a series of interviews that careen
> down a toxic pathway leading to a fiery terminus at a smoldering,
> radioactively-contaminated landfill. The First Secret City is a
> feature-length documentary that reveals a forgotten history and its
> continuing impact on the community in the 21st Century, uncovering
> past wrongdoing and documenting the renewed struggles to confront the
> issue.
> Christina MacPherson | July 23, 2016 at 8:27 am | Categories:
> Resources -audiovicual | URL: http://wp.me/phgse-oBj
> http://nuclear-news.net/2016/07/23/the-first-secret-nuclear-city/
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