50 Year of KEZI 9 News: UO Professors Visit Chernobyl

In 1986, the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Russia suffered a meltdown that still ranks as one of the worst man-made disasters in history.

The accident at Chernobyl killed four workers instantly and sickened much of the rest of the local population.

Seven years later in 1993, KEZI 9 News traveled to the region with a team of researchers from the University of Oregon.

Oregon researchers David Hulse and John Baldwin took part in a project to develop coping strategies for the villagers who remained.

Here is a look back at their visit to Chernobyl, reported by Doug Barber.

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