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  • Eugene Wilkinson dies at 94; Nautilus skipper pioneered nuclear sub era

    Eugene Wilkinson dies at 94; Nautilus skipper pioneered nuclear sub era
    As the boat moved down the channel into Long Island Sound, the captain ordered a message sent ashore that forever changed the strategy of naval warfare: "Underway on nuclear power."
  • Mike Gray dies at 77; co-wrote 'China Syndrome' screenplay

    Mike Gray dies at 77; co-wrote 'China Syndrome' screenplay
    Mike Gray, an author, activist and documentarian who co-wrote the Oscar-nominated screenplay for "The China Syndrome," the provocative 1979 film about a cover-up at a nuclear power plant, died Tuesday of heart failure at his Hollywood Hills home, his...

    CNN continues acquisition spree with 'Pandora's Promise'

    CNN continues acquisition spree with 'Pandora's Promise'
    CNN Films is stepping up its acquisition efforts. One week after landing the television rights to the Penny Lane documentary “Our Nixon,” the network has acquired domestic television broadcast rights to the Sundance film selection “...

    Harry McPherson Jr. dies at 82; LBJ's top speechwriter

    Harry McPherson Jr. dies at 82; LBJ's top speechwriter
    Harry C. McPherson Jr., who served as special counsel and chief speechwriter for President Lyndon Johnson from 1966 to '69 and was a valued advisor to the president on civil rights, the Vietnam War and other policy issues, has died. He was 82. McPherson,...

    Nuclear power: Feds may OK first reactors since Three Mile Island

     
    Georgia nuclear power plant: Federal regulators are scheduled to vote on whether to approve construction plans for two Georgia nuclear reactors; the reactors would be the first nuclear plants built since the 1979 meltdown at Three Mile Island.