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“Chernobyl” Episode 2

Tuesday, January 14, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The second episode of “Chernobyl,” a five-part miniseries which dramatizes the story of the 1986 nuclear accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine, Soviet Union, one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history, is screened. In this episode, “Please Remain Calm,” with millions at risk after the explosion, Ulana Khomyuk tries to warn Legasov about a second threat. 1 hour, 9 minutes.

Screenings of the series, a co-production from HBO and Sky, continue Jan. 21, Jan. 28 and Feb. 4.

Full screening details:

Tuesday, Jan. 7
Episode 1 – “1:23:45”
Plant workers and firefighters put their lives on the line to control the explosion. 1 hour, 2 minutes.

Tuesday, Jan. 14
Episode 2 – “Please Remain Calm”
With millions at risk after the explosion, Ulana Khomyuk tries to warn Legasov about a second threat. 1 hour, 9 minutes.

Tuesday, Jan. 21
Episode 3 – “Open Wide, O Earth”
Lyudmilla ignores warnings about her firefighter husband’s contamination; Legasov lays out a decontamination plan, complete with human risks. 1 hour, 5 minutes.

Tuesday, Jan. 28
Episode 4 – “The Happiness of All Mankind”
Legasov and Shcherbina consider using lunar rovers to remove radioactive debris, while Khomyuk faces government hurdles in determining the truth about the cause of the explosion. 1 hour, 4 minutes.

Tuesday, Feb. 4
Episode 5 – “Vichnaya Pamyat”
Legasov, Shcherbina and Khomyuk risk their lives and reputations to expose the truth about Chernobyl. 1 hour, 11 minutes.

 

Presented with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this programming do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Details

Date:
Tuesday, January 14
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Community Room – First Floor
65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States
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Phone:
609-924-9529

Other

In-House Program Category
Film
In-House Program Category 2
NEH
Staff Contact
Hannah Schmidl
Setup Required
50 chairs
Summary
The second episode of "Chernobyl," a five-part miniseries which dramatizes the story of the 1986 nuclear accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in Ukraine, Soviet Union, one of the worst man-made catastrophes in history, is screened. In this episode, "Please Remain Calm," with millions at risk after the explosion, Ulana Khomyuk tries to warn Legasov about a second threat. 1 hour, 9 minutes. Screenings of the series, a co-production from HBO and Sky, continue Jan. 21, Jan. 28 and Feb. 4. Tuesday, Jan. 21 Episode 3 - "Open Wide, O Earth" Lyudmilla ignores warnings about her firefighter husband’s contamination; Legasov lays out a decontamination plan, complete with human risks. Run time:1h 5min Tuesday, Jan. 28 Episode 4 - "The Happiness of All Mankind" Legasov and Shcherbina consider using lunar rovers to remove radioactive debris, while Khomyuk faces government hurdles in determining the truth about the cause of the explosion.1 hour, 4 minutes. Tuesday, Feb. 4 Episode 5 - "Vichnaya Pamyat" Legasov, Shcherbina and Khomyuk risk their lives and reputations to expose the truth about Chernobyl. 1 hour, 11 minutes. Presented with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this programming do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
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Handbill (5.5 x 8.5)
Max Number of Attendees
100
Age Groups
Adult
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P - Ready for M to Edit
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Adults