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Silkwood, Karen (1946–1974)

Karen Silkwood worked at the Cimarron River plutonium plant of the Kerr-McGee Nuclear Corporation near Crescent, Oklahoma, as a laboratory technician, where she became actively involved in the Oil, Chemical, and Atomic Workers Union. After participating in a strike against the ...

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