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Hurricane Sandy / East Coast #1034479

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 01, 2012
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(Long Beach Island, New Jersey: Scott Pelley) The aftermath of Hurricane Sandy on the East Coast reviewed; figures on deaths, power outages and insurance claims cited; details given about the recovery of the bodies of 2 children, recovery operations, transportation and gasoline issues; before and after pictures of Long Beach Island, New Jersey shown. [Long Beach Island residents Frank and Sandra SMITH – describe life with no power or water; explain why they stayed on the island; talk about the experience of riding out the storm.]

(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.

Reporter(s):
Pelley, Scott;
Axelrod, Jim;
Miller, Michelle
Duration:
00:10:30

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