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Building Chernobyl's mega tomb / director, Martin Gorst ; producer, Martin Gorst, Carlo Massarella.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Kenton County.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch 363.1799 BUILD CH (Text) 33126021438522 DVD Available -
Wm. E. Durr Branch 363.1799 BUILD CH (Text) 33126021438514 DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781531700249
  • ISBN: 1531700241
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Arlington, VA : PBS Distribution, [2017]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from disc label.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator, Eric Meyers.
Summary, etc.:
In 1986 a catastrophic blast, 400 times more potent than the Hiroshima bomb, blew the lid off Chernobyl's Reactor No. Four, igniting fires that burned for days and sending a radioactive cloud across Europe. Ill-equipped workers heroically sealed the smoldering reactor in a concrete sarcophagus, but the hastily constructed shelter was only built to last 30 years. Now, 30 countries have come together to pay for a 25,000-ton steel shelter which will entomb the radiation and last for a century.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: TVPG.
System Details Note:
DVD; wide screen; stereo.
Language Note:
English, subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Nuclear reactors > Shielding (Radiation)
Chernobyl Nuclear Accident, Chornobyl╩╣, Ukraine, 1986.
Genre: Documentary television programs.

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