1985: Large-scale experiments that spewed radiation across Idaho and beyond

1985: The Energy Department conducted large-scale experiments as late as 1985 that deliberately produced reactor meltdowns that spewed radiation across Idaho and beyond. The Washington Post reported the meltdown July 10, 1985, quoting an Energy Department spokesman as saying, “It appears that the test was a complete success.” (http://www.citywatchla.com/4box-right/5005-humans-used-for-radiation-experiments-a-shameful-chapter-in-us-history)