PBS: Police officers ordered to work outside in Fukushima with radiation at 4.4 microsieverts/hour – “They have told us we are ok so we just need to trust them” (VIDEO)

Published: November 11th, 2011 at 12:18 am ET
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Safecast Draws on Power of the Crowd to Map Japan’s Radiation, PBS Newshour, Nov. 10, 2011:

Transcript Excerpt at 8:30 in

  • MILES O’BRIEN: But down the road, at the exclusion zone checkpoint, the police officers ordered to be here are hoping for the best. You don’t worry?
  • POLICE OFFICER (through translator): They have told us there that we’re OK, so we just need to trust them.
  • MILES O’BRIEN: Do you trust them?
  • (LAUGHTER)
  • POLICE OFFICER (through translator): That is what our bosses say, so we need to trust our bosses, yes.

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