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ABC Evening News for
Monday, Jan 22, 1996

Headline: Rhode Island / Oil Spill

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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Moonstone Beach, Rhode Island: Bill Blakemore) The damage along the Rhode Island shore from an oil spill from a barge that ran aground near a wildlife refuge featured; scenes shown of oil-soaked lobsters on Moonstone Beach, Rhode Island, and of the barge. [US Coast Guard Captain Barney TURLO - talks about the difficult operation of pumping oil out of the barge.] The impact on the region's shellfish industry noted. [Lobster fisherman John SHELLY - comments.]

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Program Time:05:36:50 pm - 05:39:10 pm. Duration: 02:20
Reporters:Blakemore, Bill; Jennings, Peter
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Broadcast Type:Evening News Segment Type: News Content
Record Number:162627