Watch an excerpt. On March 11, 2011, a 9.0 magnitude earthquake hit Japan and caused chaos at the Fukushima Power Plant. That accident sent ripples around the world and suddenly the fierce debate over the safety and viability of nuclear power was back in the public consciousness.
THE ATOMIC STATES OF AMERICA takes the viewer on a journey to reactor communities to expose the truths and myths of nuclear power in order to ask the question—can humans responsibly split the atom?
A film by Don Argott and Sheena M. Joyce.