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"$1.3 Million Accord Reached in Lawsuit by Silkwood's Heirs." New York Times 23 August 1986: 1.

"Anniversary of Karen Silkwood's Death Raises Nuclear Safety Issue." Liberation News Service 18 November 1977: 4.

Another Karen Silkwood. 60 Minutes. CBS. 8 March 1992.

Arnold, Gary. Rev. of Silkwood, dir. Mike Nichols. Washington Post 14 December 1983: D1.

Baker, Bobby. Wheeling and Dealing. New York: W.W. Norton and Company, 1978.

Barringer, Felicity. "Media Talk; Abrupt Departure by Executive Editor of The Oklahoman." New York Times 17 January 2000: C9.

Benson, Sheila. Rev. of Silkwood, dir. Mike Nichols. Los Angeles Times 14 December 1983: Calendar 1.

Blowen, Michael. "'Silkwood' Was a Killer." Lansing State Journal 15 December 1983: 1D.

Bonavoglia, Angela. Rev. of Silkwood, dir. Mike Nichols. Cineaste 13.3 (1984): 38.

Brannon, Ken. "Was Jacque Srouji Really a Spy for the FBI?" Nashville! November 1976.

Brannon, Ken. "Why Was Srouji Fired?" Nashville! October 1976.

Broad, William J. "Fact and Legend Clash in Silkwood." New York Times 11 December 1983: 2

Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report

Burnham, David. "Screen Credit: A Reporter Who Said No." New York Times 12 February 1984: 2.1.

Burnham, David. New York Times 15 May 1976: 13.

Canby, Vincent. "Film View: Tidying Up a Few Matters as '83 Fades from the Screen." New York Times 1 January 1984: 2. 11.

Canby, Vincent. "Film View: Toward Women, Movies are Two-Faced." New York Times 12 February 1984: 2. 19.

Canby, Vincent. Rev. of Silkwood, dir. Mike Nichols. New York Times 14 December 1983: C27.

Carmody, Deirdre. New York Times 2 October 1977: 32.

Caulfield, Deborah. "Ruling Held Timely for 'Silkwood.'" LA Times 12 January 1984: 1.

Childs, Marquis W. "The Big Boom from Oklahoma." Saturday Evening Post 9 April 1949.

Christensen, Terry. "What Makes You Think They're Looking for a Scapegoat? Workers, Unions, and Nuclear Power." Reel Politics: American Political Movies from Birth of a Nation to Platoon. New York: Basil Blackwell, 1

Coleman, John. Rev. of Silkwood, dir. Mike Nichols. New Statesman 13 April 1984: 29.

Combs, Richard. Rev. of Silkwood, dir. Mike Nichols. Monthly Film Bulletin April 1984: 121.

Conconi, Chuck. "PERSONALITIES: The Silkwood Awards." Washington Post 13 November 1984: B3.

Contaminated: The Karen Silkwood Story. History's Mysteries. The History Channel. 1996.

Curtis, Gregory. "This Man Loves Car Wrecks More Than Anyone in the World." Texas Monthly May 1975.

Dark Circle. Dir. Judy Irving, Chris Beaver, Ruth Landy. Independent Documentary Group. 1982

Davis, (Rev.) William. Letter. New York Times 11 January 1984: A22.

Denby, David. Rev. of Silkwood, dir. Mike Nichols. New York 26 December 1983: 96.

Doherty, Tom. Rev. of Silkwood, dir. Mike Nichols. Film Quarterly Summer 1984: 24.

Dolan, Maura. "Huge Awards by U.S. Juries Very Rarely Get Paid." Ottawa Citizen 27 November 1996: A10.

Domrzalski, Dennis. "Lab Stole Silkwood's Body, Dad Says. New Mexico Scientists Say They Had OK to Use Nuclear Worker's Organs." Rocky Mountain News 13 February 1994: 47A.

Donner, Frank. The Age of Surveillance: The Aims and Methods of America's Political Intelligence System. New York: Vintage Books, 1981.

Ebert, Roger. "'Silkwood' Tells the Compelling Story of a Human Life." Rev. of Silkwood, dir. Mike Nichols. Chicago Sun-Times 14 December 1983: 77.

Ebert, Roger. "Streep Molds Many Impressions in Role of Karen Silkwood." Chicago Sun-Times 14 December 1983: 77, 79, 81.

Environmental Advocates New York

Estrin, Mark W. (updated by H. Wayne Schuth, further updated by Robyn Karney). "Mike Nichols." Film Reference.

Ezell, John S. Innovations in Energy: The Story of Kerr-McGee. Norman: U of Oklahoma P, 1979.


Gelmis, Joseph. Rev. of Silkwood, dir. Mike Nichols. Newsday 14 December 1983: Part II, 69.

Government Accountability Project

Hannam, Joyce. The Death of Karen Silkwood. UK: Oxford Bookworms Library, January 2004.

Harpur, Tom. "D.C. Institute Girds for Next Big Moral Battle." Toronto Star 2 February 1992: B7.

Hauan, Martin. He Buys Organs for Churches, Pianos for Bawdy Houses. Oklahoma City: Midwest Political Publishers, 1976.

Hidden Voices. Dir. Judy Irving and Chris Beaver. Independent Documentary Group. 1984.

"High Court Clears Award in Karen Silkwood Case." New York Times 12 January 1984: A24.

Hill, Lee. "Mike Nichols." Sense of Cinema.

Innes, Brian. Major Unsolved Crimes. Broomall: Mason Crest Publishers, 2003.

International Directory of Company Histories. Chicago: St. James Press, 1988.

Kael, Pauline. Rev. of Silkwood, dir. Mike Nichols. New Yorker 9 January 1984: 99.

"Karen Silkwood Case." Washington Post 7 April 1979: A2.

Karen Silkwood Fund. Action Alert. Washington, D.C. June 1983.

Karen Silkwood Fund. Action Alert. Washington, D.C. November 1983.

Karen Silkwood: A Life on the Line. Biography. A & E. 1996.

Karen Silkwood. Four Corners. ABC. Sydney, Australia. 1979.

Kauffmann, Stanley. Rev. of Silkwood, dir. Mike Nichols. New Republic 23 January 1984: 24.

Keerdoja, Eileen, and Mary Murphy. "Newsmakers." Newsweek 10 October 1983: 89.

Keller, David. "Filmmaker Faces Jail in Silkwood Case." In These Times 18 May 1977: 4.

Kempley, Rita. Rev. of Silkwood, dir Mike Nichols. Washington Post (Weekend) 16 December 1983: 23.

"Kerr-McGee Condemns Film." Los Angeles Times. Printed in Chicago Sun-Times 14 December 1983: 77.

The Kerr-McGee Homepage [Archived]

"Kerr-McGee: Lock on Uranium Future." Business Week 18 March 1968.

Kissel, Howard. Rev. of Silkwood, dir. Mike Nichols. Women's Wear Daily 13 December 1983: 16.

Kohn, Howard. "The Nuclear Industry's Terrible Power and How It Silenced Karen Silkwood." Reporting: The Rolling Stone Style. Ed. Paul Scanlon. New York: Anchor Press/Doubleday, 1977. 105-39.

Kohn, Howard. Who Killed Karen Silkwood? New York: Summit Books, 1981.

Kroll, Jack. Rev. of Silkwood, dir. Mike Nichols. Newsweek 12 December 1983: 108.

Kurt Russell Scrapbook [Archived]

Lardner, James. "Nuclear Power Foes Stage Rally in Park; A-Power Foes Rally in Park." Washington Post 13 November 1978: C1.

Letters on Kohn's Who Killed Karen Silkwood? The New York Review of Books

Lief, Michael S., with H. Mitchell Caldwell and Ben Bycel. Ladies and Gentlemen of the Jury: Greatest Closing Arguments in Modern Law. London: Simon and Schuster, 1998.

Life Magazine

"Limits of a Whistle-Blower Culture." The Christian Science Monitor

Mann, Jim. "$10-Million Silkwood Award Reinstated." LA Times 12 January 1984: 1.

Mayo, Anna. "Geiger Counter: Tangled Web." Village Voice 21 March 1977: 29.

Meireis, Kent. "Working-Class Hero." Denver Post 2D ed. 30 August 1994: C1.

Meryl Streep Online

Morgan, Ann Hodges. Robert S. Kerr: The Senate Years. Norman: U of Oklahoma P, 1977.

The National Whistleblower Center

Nelson, Sarah. "A Special Report on the New Trial that May Reveal Who Killed Karen Silkwood." Karen Silkwood Fund. undated, sometime 1980-1983.

Nelson, Sarah. "Karen Silkwood Special Report." Karen Silkwood Fund. undated.

The Nuclear Express [Archived]

"Nuclear Safety: The Cost of Karen Silkwood." Economist 26 May 1979: 57.


"Other Deaths." St. Petersburg Times Early Tampa ed. 17 June 1995: 5A.

The PACE Homepage [Archived]

PBS Online

The Perils of Whistleblowing. 20th Century with Mike Wallace. The History Channel. 1996.

Philips, B.J. "The Case of Karen Silkwood." Ms April 1975.

The Plutonium Incident. Dir. Richard Michaels. Starring Janet Margolin, Bo Hopkins, Joseph Campanella, Powers Boothe, Bibi Besch, and Nicholas Pryor. 1980.

"Plutonium Lost at the Plant, Ex-Aide Says." Washington Post 13 March 1979: A2.

Rapping, Elayne. "Made for TV Movies: The Domestication of Social Issues." Cineaste 14.2 (1985): 30-33.

Rashke, Richard. Karen Silkwood: Union Sister. Karen Silkwood Fund. Hyattsville, MD: Quixote Center, 1978.

Rashke, Richard. The Killing of Karen Silkwood: The Story behind the Kerr-McGee Plutonium Case. 2nd ed. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2000.

Reed, Christopher. "Obituary: Tony Mazzocchi." Guardian. London ed. 9 November 2002: 22.

Reed, Rex. Rev. of Silkwood, dir. Mike Nichols. New York Post 14 December 1983: 44.

"Reporters' Notebook." Buffalo News 13 November 2000: 2B.

The Rise of the Antinuclear Power Movement

Rollins, Peter C. The Columbia Companion to American History on Film: How the Movies Have Portrayed the American Past. New York: Columbia UP, 2003.

Sarris, Andrew. Rev. of Silkwood, dir. Mike Nichols. Village Voice 27 December 1983: 67.

Sawyer, Charles. Rev. of Silkwood, dir. Mike Nichols. Films In Review March 1984: 178.

Schickel, Richard. Rev. of Silkwood, dir. Mike Nichols. Time 19 December 1983: 73.

Seidemann, Joel J. "The Silkwood Mystery: The Estate of Karen Silkwood V. Kerr-McGee Corporation." In the Interest of Justice: Great Opening and Closing Arguments of the Last 100 Years. New York: HarperCollins, 2004, 236-57.

Seitz, Michael H. "The Silkwood Mystery." Rev. of Silkwood, dir Mike Nichols. Progressive February 1984: 38.

Seligman, Daniel. "Senator Bob Kerr: The Oklahoma Gusher." Fortune March 1959.

"Silkwood Epilogue: Fuel-Rod Debate Lingers On." New York Times Late City Final ed. 7 December 1985: 8.

"Silkwood Radiation Trial." Washington Post 15 March 1979: A5.

Silkwood, Bill. Letter to "Friend of Karen's." Undated, clipping file, American Radicalism Collection, Michigan State University.

The Skeptic Tank

Smith, Ken. "Whistleblower." Raw Deal: Horrible and Ironic Stories of Forgotten Americans. New York: Blast, 1998. 109-21

Srouji, Jacque. Critical Mass: Nuclear Power, the Alternative to Energy Famine. Nashville: Aurora Publishing Inc., 1977.

Starr, Mark, with Nancy Cooper. "Silkwood: No Easy Answers." Newsweek 26 December 1983: 23.

State of Ohio Supreme Court [Archived]

Sterritt, David. Rev. of Silkwood, dir. Mike Nichols. Christian Science Monitor 1 May, 1984: 24.

"Testimony Begins in Silkwood Damage Suit." Chemical Week 21 March 1979: 24.

Thimmesch, Nick. "Karen Silkwood Without Tears." Saturday Evening Post December 1979, cont'd January 1980.

Tucker, Kitty, and Eleanor Walters. "Plutonium and the Workplace." Environmental Policy Institute. March 1979.

Tucker, William. "No One Killed Karen Silkwood." Penthouse December 1983.

"Uranium: Boom with a Bang." Time 30 July 1956.

Variety. Rev. of Silkwood, dir. Mike Nichols. 23 November 1983: 14.

Walsh, Andrea S. "The Women's Film." The Political Companion to American Film. Ed. Gary Crowdus. Chicago: Lakeview Press, 1994. 483-95.

Welsome, Eileen. The Plutonium Files. New York: Random House, 1999.

Wilson, David. "Kerr-McGee Image Ads Spotlight Workers." Adweek 5 August 1985.

"Women as Heroines of Their Own Lives." Fast Company

"Writer Uses FBI Files." Berkeley Barb 21 May 1976: 2.

Zaniello, Tom. Working Stiffs, Union Maids, Reds, and Riffraff. Ithaca: ILR Press, 2003.