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Hurricane Sandy / East Coast #1034222

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 31, 2012
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(Breezy Point, New York: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(New York: John Miller) The efforts to stabilize a tower crane that partially collapsed during Hurricane Sandy in New York City reviewed; scenes shown of the crane snapping and dangling over the construction site; details given about the roles of engineers Michael Alacha†† and Timothy Lynch††. [ALACHA – describes the pressure as they climbed the stairs and checking the braces holding the tower to the building.] [LYNCH – comments on being on the roof tied to a rope.] The status of the engineers’ own homes discussed.

Pelley, Scott;
Miller, John

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