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Inside Japan’s Nuclear Meltdown | Trailer | FRONTLINE | PBS

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FRONTLINE continues its investigation of nuclear safety with an unprecedented account of the crisis inside the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear complex after a devastating earthquake and tsunami struck Japan on March 11, 2011.

With exclusive eye-witness testimony from key figures in the drama – including the Japanese Prime Minister and senior executives at the power company Tepco – FRONTLINE tells the story of the workers struggling frantically to reconnect power inside the plant’s pitch-dark and highly radioactive reactor buildings; the nuclear experts and officials in the Prime Minister’s office fighting to get information as the crisis spiraled out of control; and the plant manager who disobeyed his executives’ orders when he thought it would save the lives of his workers.