30 Years After the Chernobyl Disaster, a Nuclear Menace Still Hides in Plain Sight

April 25, 2016 11:48 PM

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30 Years After the Chernobyl Disaster, a Nuclear Menace Still Hides in Plain Sight

CHERNOBYL, Ukraine -- It was a fine spring night, people peacefully sleeping as weekday passed into weekend, until Chernobyl's fourth nuclear reactor blew up.

"My mother woke up as the windows shattered," Galuh, then a fourth-grader in Pripyat, a town not too far from Chernobyl, remembers. "She thought it was a thunderstorm."

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