The world’s eyes are on the "Faceless 50" workers at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station as they struggle to keep potential radiation leaks under control. Though the workers' identities are unknown, their incredibly stressful task has captured our imaginations. The United States also has people working in fields where the willingness to risk your life in a catastrophe is part of the deal. Is it worth it? And who gets left behind to fight the good fight?
Former MIT nuclear scientist and engineer Andrew Kadak worked for many years at a nuclear power plant in Massachusetts, serving as its CEO. Mike Guillerman, author of "Face Boss: Memoir of a Kentucky Coal Miner" is also an 18-year mining veteran. They explain the training and sacrifices that workers in their fields must be willing to make.