Chernobly prompts U of A Historian

20 May 2020

New Interest in Chernobyl prompts U of A historian to reflect on 1986 nuclear disaster.

“Every single major news outlet was phoning up Edmonton,” said David Marples, a U of A historian who revisits Chernobyl’s legacy in a memoir essay in Hiroshima-75, a new book he co-edited with his wife and colleague, Aya Fujiwara. “I was probably the only academic in North America who knew much about the nuclear plant and its background.” 

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