The Plight of Sick Rocky Flats Workers

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16min 15sec

Workers at the former Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant consider themselves veterans of the Cold War. Today, many of them are ailing—and battling the government over health benefits. Ryan Warner speaks with Terrie Barrie, a founder of the Grassroots Organization for Sick Workers, and Jack Wedding, who worked at Rocky Flats. Later he speaks with Larry Elliott, of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.