This edition: Plutopia: Nuclear Families in Atomic Cities, with Kate Brown
Original tape date: October 27, 2017.
First aired: May 18, 2018.
Historian Kate Brown tells the stories of closed atomic cities serving plutonium plants in Washington State and Russia after World War II. "Residents gave up their civil and biological rights for consumer rights," she says. How do these "plutopias" continue to affect surrounding communities?