At 01:23 Moscow time, on April 26, 1986, the world underwent a fundamental change; Reactor No. 4 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant experienced a core explosion, a subsequent steam explosion and open-air graphite fire. The Chernobyl catastrophe was the result of mankind’s hubris. Nothing could go wrong and yet the worst case scenario occurred.
Author, photographer and world traveler Charles E. Rawlings, M.D, J.D., talks about his recent visit to Chernobyl, the ghost town of Pripyat and the Pripyat Hospital, 31 years after the disaster.
This Big Blend Radio interview originally aired live on BlogTalkRadio.com on Dec. 10, 2017.