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New York, New York / Train Derailment / The Engineer #1056059

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 03, 2013
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Breaking news on the investigation into the train derailment in New York City that is focusing on engineer William Rockefeller and human error introduced; wrecked cars shown.

(New York: Nic Robertson) The admissions by the train operator Rockefeller examined; photos shown. [Assn. of Commuter Rail Employees Anthony BOTTALICO†- says Rockefeller is distraught over the accident.] [NTSB Earl WEENER†- comments on what Robertson said about his routine shift and sleep; states the brakes were working properly.] [Former transportation inspector general Mary SCHIAVO†- comments on the speed.] What Rockefeller's lawyer said about his "highway hypnosis" discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion help with sleep expert Michael Breus. [BREUS - says the question is what is the engineer's circadian rhythm and biological sleep; suggests he fell asleep with the curve coming up; sums up the factors that led to him falling asleep.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Robertson, Nic

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