TV Recommendation

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NOVA tonight… entitled Japan’s Killer Quake.  

It's only been a few weeks, and yet the events in Japan are already receding into the memory's past for those outside the ravaged country.  The NOVA special will help us remember that the whole catastrophe is far from over.

From all accounts, it is not disaster porn (although there is, of course, non-gory footage of the earthquake and tsunami's destructive power).  It is a sobering account of what happened, what is happening, and could it happen again.

And while you're watching it, remember that it is the kind of reporting that Republicans in Congress want to kill.

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