NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 17, 2012
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(Giglio Island, Italy: Michelle Kosinski) The continuing rescue efforts and the manslaughter charges against Capt. Francesco Schettino for causing the wreck and abandoning ship featured; scenes shown of rescuers blasting through the hull, divers underwater, Schettino at court; photo shown of missing Americans Gerald and Barbara Heil; phone call between Schettino and port authority captain Gregorio De Falco played.
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Italy: Harry Smith) A closer look at the shipwreck with captain Jim Fee presented; scenes shown of the ship keeled over. [FEE –says abandoning the ship was not a simple task; notes the people in the decks below likely didn’t make it; comments on the possibility of a fuel leak.]
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