On March 28, 1979, one of the nuclear reactors on Three Mile Island, PA, suffered a partial meltdown due to a coolant mishap. It was the worst accident in the history of US commercial nuclear power plants.
Here’s what the story looked like on the frontpages of American newspapers:
The Editors are the staffers of Columbia Journalism Review.
Tags: coolant, meltdown, nuclear accident, Three Mile Island
The Three Mile Island accident only made it to Page Two of the LA Times