March 28, 1979: Three Mile Island Accident

At 4 a.m. on March 28, 1979, a partial nuclear meltdown in a reactor on Three Mile Island in Pennsylvania started a five-day crisis that included the temporary evacuation of pregnant women and children from the area. <a href="http://www.courant.com/news/connecticut/courant-250/hc-march-28-1978-three-mile-island-accident-20140320,0,3824224.htmlstory" target="new">Click here to see a full-page PDF of the Courant's coverage.</a>

( Hartford Courant / March 28, 2014 )

At 4 a.m. on March 28, 1979, a partial nuclear meltdown in a reactor on Three Mile Island in Pennsylvania started a five-day crisis that included the temporary evacuation of pregnant women and children from the area. Click here to see a full-page PDF of the Courant's coverage.

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