Karen Silkwood (February 19, 1946 – November 13, 1974)

The Death Of Karen Silkwood
Karen Silkwoodlabor organizer & nuclear power industry whistle-blower, who died in a mysterious car accident on this day in 1974. Silkwood was taking materials that implicated her employer, Kerr-McGee, for safety violations, to a reporter the night she died. The materials were not found in her car.
 
 
 
 
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