Are We Suicidal About Energy?

March 1980
Saturday Evening Post;Mar1980, Vol. 252 Issue 2, p82
Expresses views on the status of the nuclear industry in the U.S. Advantage of using nuclear power over other power sources; Factors that contribute to the lack of use of nuclear energy; Actions taken by the government to improve the industry.


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