NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 01, 2012
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(New York: Richard Engel) The damage to New York City from Hurricane Sandy reviewed; aerial scenes shown; scenes shown of the flooded streets and subway tunnels, the damaged dock at Liberty Island, the closed Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, submerged taxis; animation shown of flood protection options. [MTA vice president Joe LEADER- explains the plan to pump water out of the tunnels.] [Army Corps of Engineers Roger LESS- says we could pump quicker but we don’t want to collapse the tunnel.] [Oceanography professor Malcolm BOWMAN- says if we had barriers in place there would have been no damage.] [New York City Mayor Michael BLOOMBERG – doubts there is a practical way to build barriers.]
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