Karen Silkwood was a labor union activist in Oklahoma. She was about to blow the whistle on her work employers at the Kerr-McGee Plutonium Plant when she found herself contaminated with plutonium. On November 13,1974, as she was heading to meet a journalist, her car crashed, killing her instantly. Police claimed it was an accident, other reports claimed she was murdered. The case remains unsolved.

Karen Silkwood was a labor union activist in Oklahoma. She was about to blow the whistle on her work employers at the Kerr-McGee Plutonium Plant when she found herself contaminated with plutonium. On November 13,1974, as she was heading to meet a journalist, her car crashed, killing her instantly. Police claimed it was an accident, other reports claimed she was murdered. The case remains unsolved.

Who Killed Karen Silkwood? - poster via The Christic Institute

Who Killed Karen Silkwood? - poster via The Christic Institute

The Karen Silkwood Story This Day in History:  Nov 13, 1974: Karen Silkwood dies in mysterious one-car crash http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

The Karen Silkwood Story This Day in History: Nov 13, 1974: Karen Silkwood dies in mysterious one-car crash http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

Karen Silkwood - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia // "American chemical technician and labor union activist known for raising concerns about corporate practices related to health and safety of workers in a nuclear facility. Her mysterious death received extensive coverage and was the subject of a victorious lawsuit against chemical company Kerr-McGee."

Karen Silkwood - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia // "American chemical technician and labor union activist known for raising concerns about corporate practices related to health and safety of workers in a nuclear facility. Her mysterious death received extensive coverage and was the subject of a victorious lawsuit against chemical company Kerr-McGee."

Karen Silkwood  http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/reaction/interact/silkwood.html

Karen Silkwood http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/reaction/interact/silkwood.html

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