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Survivors of Britain’s Cold War radiation experiments to have their stories recorded

Survivors of Britain’s Cold War radiation experiments are to have their
life stories recorded and stored in the British Library. The £250,000
scheme will lead to a documentary and resources to teach A-level students
about the Cold War and the impact the weapons testing programme had on the
men who took part in it, and their families.

Dr Chris Hill, one of the academics leading the project, said: “It’s about furthering their story, embedding it deeper in the public consciousness and confronting what is a
very problematic part of Britain’s history.”

Mirror 27th April 2023

https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/nuclear-heroes-win-250000-documentary-29833221

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April 29, 2023 - Posted by | Education, history, UK

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