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Connecticut / Building Collapse Aftermath #108771

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 24, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Bridgeport, Connecticut: Bill O'Reilly) Contd. effort to locate and rescue any survivors from collapse of building while under construction here featured; details given, scenes shown. [Rescue worker Tony SCIARAPPA - explains focus of latest endeavor.] [Survivor Terrence WILLIAMS - describes experience.] [Mayor Thomas BUCCI - explains special search equipment brought in; notes dog teams used in Mexico City earthquake disaster are here.] [Relative Victoria RINALDI - comments.] [Witness Helen NEMLICK - recalls disaster.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(DC: John Martin) Lift-slab construction process used in Connecticut examined; details given, scenes shown. [Prof. John LOSS - feels technique is fundamentally sound.] Process explained, illustrated. [Architect John RUDDY - explains indications in Connecticut of possible construction failure.] [Engineer Irwin CANTOR - cites irony in lift-slab process.] [LOSS - cites need for qualified workers in process.]

Jennings, Peter;
Martin, John;
O'Reilly, Bill

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