CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 01, 2012
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(New York: Jim Axelrod) The frustration over the transportation nightmare in New York and New Jersey featured; scenes shown of gas lines, people arguing, traffic jams, crowded buses, water being pumped out of flooded subway tunnels; details given about how the power blackouts are keeping gas pumps from operating. [Commuter Cedric TAYLOR, salvage worker Tommy COYNE- comment.] The timeframe for restoring power discussed.
(Long Beach Island, New Jersey: Scott Pelley) The skyline of Manhattan before and after the electricity went out shown.
(New York: Michelle Miller) Efforts to help the elderly stranded in high-rise apartments featured; scenes shown of volunteer Nick Caswell climbing stairs and checking on residents. [CASWELL - says all he needs is a thank you.] [Apartment resident Lilly LIFFLANDER- comments.] [Residents Elaine BRODY, Mark HANS- say coming up is a hardship.]
(Long Beach Island, New Jersey: Scott Pelley) The damage caused by the Category 1 hurricane noted; satellite photos of Sandy and Hurricane Andrew compared; details given about the role of storm size and surge. Arrangements for voting in the presidential election noted.
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