The 'Nuclear Renaissance' and Fukushima

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The 'Nuclear Renaissance' and FukushimaAs the danger of radiation exposure grows in Japan, President Obama has called for a safety review of existing nuclear plants. But he still plans new ones as part of America's "green energy" future. Others say nuclear power is not safe enough and that it's too expensive.  

Indian Point nuclear plant, located 24 miles north of New York City: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Credits

Guests:
Peter Bradford - formerly, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, James Connaughton - Constellation Energy, Anthony Froggatt - Chatham House

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Frances Anderton, Andrea Brody