By Noreen O'Donnell, Journal News, April 7.
For about 10 minutes yesterday morning, I wondered how much I still wanted to be a journalist.
We had just received a report in the newsroom about an explosion at the Indian Point nuclear power complex, and all I could think of doing was driving south away from the story.
Here is part of a frightening text message that came across one beeper: "Buchanan explosion. Indian Point nuclear power plant."
Was this a nuclear accident, the one you fear with a power plant only 25 miles away? Had it finally come?