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Video: Dr. Kiyoshi Kurokawa on the Fukushima Nuclear Accident Commission
Watch Dr. Kiyoshi Kurokawa, renowned scientist and public health expert, discuss the conclusions of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Commission, namely that the accident was a "profoundly man-made disaster".
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