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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania / Train Derailment / A Discussion #1083671

CNN Evening News for Thursday, May 14, 2015
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The investigation into the Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia that finds the train sped up just before the crash introduced; scenes shown from the accident site. [Engineer Brandon Bostian's attorney Robert GOGGIN@- says he has no recollection of the events.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Philadelphia: Drew Griffin) The engineer's refusal to answer police questions, the lack of Positive Train Control system, Bostian's online writings about trains & about the technology, what ex-Amtrak flagman Xavier Bishop discussed. [BISHOP - talks about Bostian.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The first lawsuit brought against Amtrak noted. Live discussion held with CNN's Jeffrey Toobin & Sanjay Gupta about the crash. [TOOBIN - explains how it is hard to bring criminal charges against train engineers; comments on the NTSB investigation, the Bronx train crash issues.] [GUPTA - explains amnesia in a trauma case in which you have "islands of memory."]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Griffin, Drew
Duration:
00:11:30

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