Higher Power: An American Town's Story of Faith, Hope, and Nuclear Energy (Hardcover)
On Our Shelves Now
An in-depth, timely examination of a religious cult that founded a city, the nuclear power plant that moved in, and the reporter, Chicago Tribune's Casey Bukro, who was allowed inside.
About the Author
Casey Bukro, the Chicago Tribune's first environment reporter, became "the nuclear reporter" while covering the Zion Nuclear Power Station from the inside, including within hazardous radioactive zones. A leader in journalism ethics, Bukro wrote the Code of Ethics adopted in 1973 by the Society of Professional Journalists and was awarded the Wells Memorial Key in 1983. He served as the society's national ethics chairman and was the former president of the Chicago Headline Club, a professional chapter of SPJ. He lives in Evanston, Illinois.