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Concord, California / Willson Train Accident #111775

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 12, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(San Francisco, California: Ken Kashiwahara) Controversy over train accident in which anti-war protestor Brian Willson lost legs reported; details given, scenes shown. Results of Navy and civilian investigations detailed. Documents obtained by Center for Investigative Reporting said revealing engineer told not to stop outside naval base area and station security manager said allowing train to proceed. [WILLSON - responds to information that train ordered not to stop.] Navy's position reiterated. Impact of incident on train crew members reported [Psychologist Arlyne DIAMOND - says men feel public sees them as murderers.] Crew reported suing Willson.

Jennings, Peter;
Kashiwahara, Ken

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