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Oklahoma / Tornadoes / Moore #1049003

NBC Evening News for Monday, May 20, 2013
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The tornado disaster in Moore, Oklahoma introduced; scenes shown of the funnel cloud, the damage, a fire.

(Moore, Oklahoma: Mike Bettes) The devastation in Moore reviewed; scenes shown of the traffic trying to get into the city, a burning house, wrecked cars, rubble.

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(On the phone from Moore, Oklahoma: Lance West) The concern about the children and faculty at the elementary school in Moore featured; aerial scenes shown of a fire, destroyed neighborhoods.

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(The Weather Channel: Chris Warren) This daytime tornado and the danger from flying debris featured; map shown.

(Studio: Brian Williams) Live telephone interview held with Moore Mayor Glenn Lewis† about the impact of the tornado. [Voice of LEWIS – says power lines are down and a lot of people are displaced; states the city looks like a debris field; notes the hospital is destroyed; outlines what is being done; comments on the wind speed from the 1999 tornado.] Live interview held with Moore residents Todd and Jennifer Tabor about their ordeal. [TABORs – recount their experience; say they haven’t been able to contact loved ones.]

Williams, Brian;
Bettes, Mike;
West, Lance;
Warren, Chris

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