The First Secret City: Documentary Film Explores Harmful Legacy Of Nuclear Waste In STL

Pictured: C.D. Stelzer.

Pictured: C.D. Stelzer.

C.D. Stelzer, a local investigative journalist, has spent years following and reporting on nuclear waste issues in the St. Louis area.

Stelzer spent five years creating, “The First Secret City,”  a documentary film that tells the story of St. Louis’ radioactive history and the resulting harmful legacy.

In Don Corrigan’s latest podcast, he talks with Stelzer about the documentary film, the effort it took for Stelzer and project partner to create the film, and the continuing issues with nuclear waste contamination at the Westlake Landfill and Coldwater Creek areas.

A screening of the film is planned for September 14, 2016, at UMSL’s Gallery 210. (find screening information below.)

Produced by Holly Shanks. Music provided by House of Cowboy.


Upcoming screening dates:

September 14, 2016.
University of Missouri St. Louis, Gallery 210, at 7 p.m.
For more information, CLICK HERE.

September 20, 2016.
University of Southern Illinois Edwardsville, Peck Hall, at 5 p.m.
Find the University calendar event HERE.

More information about “The First Secret City” and screening dates can be found HERE.


The First Secret City film trailer:

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