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Oklahoma / Tornado / Moore #1053960

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 21, 2013
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(Moore: Scott Pelley) The destruction from the tornado in Moore, Oklahoma introduced; scenes shown of search teams looking for survivors and the path of destruction from the air; death toll cited. [President OBAMA – says we’re a nation that stands with our fellow citizens.]

(Moore: Anna Werner) The devastation in Moore reviewed; scenes shown of destroyed houses, rescue teams, Plaza Towers Elementary School. [Homeowner Terri ELLARD‡- reacts.] [Fire chief Gary BIRD††- comments on the search for victims.] [7-year-old Isabella ROJAS††- describes what happened at the school.] [Moore councilman Mark HAMM††- comments on the damage.] The changes in the last 36 hours discussed.

(Moore: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Moore: Vinita Nair) The story of Plaza Towers 3rd grade teacher Jennifer Doan††, who was injured trying to protect her students, presented; photo shown of her being pulled from the rubble. [DOAN – recounts what happened.]

(Moore: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Moore: Mark Strassmann) The grief of the family of 9-year-old victim Janae Hornsby††, who died at the Plaza Towers school, featured; photos shown. [Father Joshua HORNSBY††, grandmother Yolanda HORNSBY††- talk about Janae.]

(Moore: Scott Pelley) Live interview held with Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin†† about the disaster; scenes shown of rescue teams. [FALLIN – comments on the search for the missing; says the rescue teams need our prayers; comments on a man who brought his rescue dog from Joplin, Missouri; comments on the loss of utilities.] Before-and-after aerial photos shown.

Pelley, Scott;
Werner, Anna;
Nair, Vinita;
Strassmann, Mark

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