Tag Archives: Trisha Pritikin

Cascadia Uranium Film Arts Festival, April 3-5, 2020 in Portland, Oregon

For tickets and more information, see here.

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Pritikin: Hanford park history must include Downwinders via The Spokesman Review

The suffering of Hanford Downwinders exposed to airborne radiation must not be omitted from the stories told in the new Manhattan Project Historic National Park. Admittedly, the stories of cancers, other serious disease, and death in those of us who … Continue reading

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Opponents of U.S. nuclear bomb ‘glorification’ park seek Japanese support via Asahi World

By Masato Tainaka Residents who fell sick living near the facility that produced plutonium for the Nagasaki atomic bomb are seeking Japanese support for a campaign against an attraction in the United States that they say “glorifies” nuclear weapons. The … Continue reading

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In a small town in Washington state, pride and shame over atomic legacy via AlJazeera

Richland High School’s controversial mascot honors the community’s role in producing the plutonium dropped on Nagasaki RICHLAND, Wash. — The workers inside Hanford’s nuclear reactors in the early 1940s knew their jobs were important, even if many of them didn’t … Continue reading

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Fukushima victims speak. Will anyone listen? via Al Jazeera American

By Trisha Pritikin […] The Fukushima victims are demanding criminal prosecution of the Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) and relevant government officials for criminal negligence for not safeguarding the reactors and the often catastrophic mishandling and misinformation during and after … Continue reading

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America’s Radioactive National Park via Who, What, Why

By Paul DiRienzo Among the items in the $600 billion National Defense Authorization Act passed by Congress last year is a measure establishing the Manhattan Project National Historical Park, which encompasses three sites central to the development of nuclear weapons. … Continue reading

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Don’t throw history out with the radioactive bathwater via Aljazeera America

Trisha Pritikin On Dec. 12, Congress passed legislation to create the Manhattan Project National Historical Park at three nuclear plants in Washington state, New Mexico and Tennessee. President Barack Obama signed the bill into law on Dec. 19. The park … Continue reading

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CREHST Museum closing for good on Friday via KEPRTV

The history of Hanford and the CREHST Museum means a lot to Trisha Pritikin. She has a long line of family members who worked at the site. “Today I met a man who worked for my dad so there’s really … Continue reading

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Nuclear Narratives: When Cold War Starts, The Hot Milk Gets Poured (part 2) via Dissident Voice

By Paul K. Haeder Survivors downwind from radioactive releases push through complacency, amnesia, and secrets Hanford is the most tragic chapter in American Cold War history. – Stewart Udall secretary of the interior under presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon … Continue reading

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【event】In the Shadow of Plutopia: Living Downwind and Downstream from the World’s First Plutonium Plants via ourhanfordhistory.org

Kate Brown, author Plutopia: Nuclear Families, Atomic Cities and the Great Soviet and American Plutonium Disasters Friday, October 25, 2013 7 p.m.–9 p.m. Washington State University Tri-Cities East Auditorium [ourhanfordhistory.org ] 
While many transnational histories of the nuclear arms race … Continue reading

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