The Atom and You

This Paramount News footage, dated March 25, 1953, shows “tests conducted at Hanford, Washington, on effects of exposure of sheep and salmon to radiation…”

Tests which blithely reassure the public the government had successfully protected the pristine waters and fishy wild life of Washington state from radiation contamination

Those sitting in the theaters breathed a sigh of confident relief.

Read the introduction to the Remixing the Hanford Declassified Project paintings

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Juli Kearns

Juli Kearns is the author of Thunderbird and the Ball of Twine and Unending Wonders of a Subatomic World (or) In Search of the Great Penguin. She is also an artist/photographer, and the person behind the web alter of "Idyllopus Press".

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