1 thought on “Who Killed Karen Silkwood?”

  1. Not Bad, But Try Rashke’s Version FirstAfter watching the 1983 movie "Silkwood" (starring Meryl Streep, Kurt Russell, and Cher), I became interested in the true events on which the movie is based. I was only able to find two books on the subject - Richard Rashke's "The Killing of Karen Silkwood" and Howard Kohn's "Who Killed Karen Silkwood?". As I read Rashke's account first, it became the benchmark by which I judged Kohn's book. "The Killing of Karen Silkwood" was a more exciting and well-wri [...]

  2. Although a compelling read, you cannot help but feel there is so much more to be discovered about the life and death of Karen Silkwood. I hope one day I get to see a more definitive book about this heroic, flawed, extremely human woman.

  3. Lately I've been really interested in the Silkwood conspiracy theory (whether she was murdered for her ratting or not). This book wasn't as detailed as I expected it would be, but it was still well-written and very intriguing.

  4. You read this book and then you watch the movie 'silkwood' with Meryl Streep, Kurt Russell, and Cher and there must have been a bit of story at the time of her death. Glad for the history lesson.

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