Susan Boos, Switzerland

2012 in Heiden

The journalist Susan Boos spent months researching the consequences of Chernobyl in 1995. She spoke with clean-up workers, representatives of the authorities, scientists, doctors and people contaminated by the Chernobyl fallout. This can be read in her book "Beherrschtes Entsetzen - das Leben in der Ukraine zehn Jahre nach Tschernobyl" (Controlled horror - life in Ukraine ten years after Chernobyl). In Switzerland, she dealt with her own nuclear policy and wrote, among other things, "Radiant Switzerland" - for which she received the NFFA Honorary Award.

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