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Anniversary of the death of Karen Silkwood, Nov. 13, 1974

Oklahoman Published: November 13, 2013

On this day in 1974, Karen Silkwood, a technician and union activist at the Kerr-McGee Cimarron plutonium plant near Crescent, Okla., was killed in a car crash while on her way to meet a reporter. See below some of the news archive photos and stories related to the case:

Silkwood trial still stirs emotions

By Gene Triplett

Published: December 16, 1999

Silkwood case draws attention Anniversary of death unnoticed in Crescent

By Ron Jenkins

Published: November 22, 1999

Nov. 13, 1974 OK Activist's Death Fuels Nuclear Fear

By Lisa Tatum

Published: April 18, 1999

Karen Silkwood's Children Discuss Famous Mother

Published: March 6, 1999

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