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Sheila Smith

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Senior fellow for Japan Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations

Sheila Smith on KCRW

A second reactor explosion occurred today at a nuclear power plant in the Fukushima Prefecture, 150 miles north of Tokyo on Japan's main island of Honshu.

Disaster and Recovery in Japan

A second reactor explosion occurred today at a nuclear power plant in the Fukushima Prefecture, 150 miles north of Tokyo on Japan's main island of Honshu.

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Japan's Prime Minister calls it the  worst crisis  to strike his country since World War II: the earthquake, the tsunami and, now, the aftermath. The death toll could exceed 10,000.

Disaster and Recovery in Japan

Japan's Prime Minister calls it the worst crisis to strike his country since World War II: the earthquake, the tsunami and, now, the aftermath. The death toll could exceed 10,000.

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