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SEASON 03 // EPISODE 05
THE WHISTLEBLOWER

Karen Silkwood / Robert S. Kerr

A chemical technician risks her life to expose corporate misdeeds at a nuclear facility in Oklahoma.

Prelude: Energy mogul Robert S. Kerr becomes the "uncrowned king of the Senate".


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Performed by Trevor Howard (The Lungs )


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A chemical technician risks her life to expose corporate misdeeds at a nuclear facility in Oklahoma. // Prelude: Energy mogul Robert S. Kerr becomes the “uncrowned king of the Senate”.