Kelly, Jim

Kelly, Jim
Kelly, James D.(Jim), 1933-2004, interviewee; Ciarlo, Dorothy D., interviewer;
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People: Art Benjamin, John Cobb, Bill Colston of AEC (plant manager), Larry Crehore (worker at Rocky Flats), Bruce Deboskey (attorney), Senator John Glenn, Mark Hogan, Dr. PCarl Johnson, Pat Kelly, Tom Marshall, Dr. Edward Martel, Steve McNichols, Peter Metzger, Senator John Pastore, Tom Rauch, Herrick Roth (labor leader), Admiral James D. Watkins (Secretary of Energy, 1989-1992), Rocky Flats employees


Places: Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant


Subjects: Dow Chemical Company, unions and their role at Rocky Flats plant (Denver Metal Workers Council, United Steelworkers, United Mineworkers), Rockwell International, safety issues (fires 1957 and 1969, role of radiation monitoring, plutonium in building 771; “Horseshoe”, “Snakepit”), congressional hearings in April 1970 and June 1987, Colorado Committee for Environmental Information, Kaiser-Hill, cancer and health care for employees, security, Atomic Energy Commission, FBI raid, Rocky Flats Grand Jury, Building 776, dry-box system, classified language for plutonium, labor-management relations, plutonium in duct-work, discovery of burial areas, leaking drums, tritium found, pro-nuclear rally, strikes, union shop vote, labor negotiations with Rockwell.


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Boulder (Colo.) History.
Rocky Flats plant (U.S.)
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