Japan's March 11 Earthquake and the Future of Nuclear Energy

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Almost all of Japan's nuclear reactors have shut down in the aftermath of last year's meltdowns, and the nation is still struggling to overcome the massive earthquake and devastating tsunami. We hear from Tokyo, and about plans to build new reactors here in the US. Also, the challenge facing President Obama's strategy for withdrawal in Afghanistan.

Banner image; Policemen stand guard at a check point 20 kilometers from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Minamisoma, Fukushima Prefecture, on March 9, 2012. Nobody, except people who have special permission, can enter after a tsunami destroyed the plant on March 11, 2011. Photo by Toru Yamanaka/AFP/Getty Images