Back in the eighties and nineties I was an activist fighting the Shoreham Nuclear Power Plant. Those were the pre Chenolbyl and Fukishima days. It was truly an epic battle that ultimately we who were against the plant won. During those days Gil Scott-Heron's song WE ALMOST LOST DETRIOT was part of the musical battle cry we fighting nuclear plants used in the fight. Gil Scott Heron died yesterday at age 62 from self inflicted drug wounds. Sad but, I will always remember his haunting rendition of the song and the book of the same name by John G. Fuller. RIP Gil Scott Heron and thank you.
Gil Scott Heron said "the revolution will not be televised" but, he never said anything about disasters concerning nuclear power. Like what happened at the Japananese plants whose hydrogen explosions were seen by hundreds of millions of people around the globe.