The True Story of 'Chernobyl'

The upcoming HBO miniseries "Chernobyl" is a dramatic recreation of the 1986 nuclear accident. But what's the true story of Chernobyl? Adam Higginbotham wrote the recently published nonfiction account "Midnight in Chernobyl." "The Chernobyl nuclear accident was the worst nuclear accident in history," he told "The scale of the accident, the number of people whose lives were turned over, destroyed or otherwise ruined by the accident, dwarfs that of any other nuclear accident."

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