More Videos

A whistleblower's ordeal: Exposed to radiation, then fired 06:16

A whistleblower's ordeal: Exposed to radiation, then fired

Nuclear workers benefits under attack 01:05

Nuclear workers benefits under attack

How many ‘Calutron Girls’ worked at the Oak Ridge nuclear plant? 00:14

How many ‘Calutron Girls’ worked at the Oak Ridge nuclear plant?

Fighting cancer, Smitty relied on Jesus and morphine 04:32

Fighting cancer, Smitty relied on Jesus and morphine

A health inspector's fate: Contamination 00:48

A health inspector's fate: Contamination

Calutron Girls 03:43

Calutron Girls

Those who worked at Y-12 'deserve help' 00:23

Those who worked at Y-12 'deserve help'

Skin cancer not from the sun 00:26

Skin cancer not from the sun

Wanda Munn: 'I can see no end to this' 00:38

Wanda Munn: 'I can see no end to this'

Irradiated: Cold War heroes turned victims 00:59

Irradiated: Cold War heroes turned victims

Bill Richardson's proudest accomplishment 00:22

Bill Richardson's proudest accomplishment

Share Video

Irradiated

The U.S. government has compensated over 52,000 nuclear workers illnesses related to radiation exposure, but the process is complicated. Deaths resulting from exposure while working at the plants and the compensation process for survivors begs the question: How much is a life worth?
Brittany Peterson McClatchy

Editor's Choice Videos