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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma / Bombing / Investigation #159564

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Apr 26, 1995
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Washington: John McWethy) The investigation into the makeup of the bomb that exploded in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, featured; animation shown to indicate the sophistication of the bomb and how the bomb blast occurred. [Regency Tower security Pam MOORE - comments.] The FBI's questioning of Jennifer McVeigh, the sister of suspect Timothy McVeigh, noted; his letter dug up by an upstate New York newspaper quoted. [In Kingman, Arizona, McVeigh friend Michael FORTIER - defends his friend.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Wichita, Kansas: Mark Potter) The case against "witness" Terry Nichols reviewed; details given of his travels with McVeigh and of the weaponry found at Nichols' house in Herington, Kansas.

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Aerial photos of the bombed-out building by an Air National Guard C-130 reported; scenes shown.

(Oklahoma City: Erin Hayes) A moment of silence one week after the bombing featured; scenes shown from across the city. [Four PEOPLE, CHILD - express their feelings about that moment.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) President Clinton shown attending a funeral service for Al Whicher, a former member of his Secret Service staff and who was killed in the bombing. [Later, CLINTON - talks about his proposed measures to deal with terrorism.] His recommendations outlined on screen.

Reporter(s):
Hayes, Erin;
Jennings, Peter;
McWethy, John;
Potter, Mark
Duration:
00:08:30

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