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Mine Disaster, West Virginia #198538

CBS Evening News for Monday, Nov 25, 1968
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(Studio) Search for miners frustrated. Consolidation Coal Company Mine No. 9 described.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Farmington, West Virginia) Another explosion hits mine. Situation described. [Consolidation Coal Company James MCCARTNEY - United States Bureau of Mines, West Virginia department of mines, UMW, and company agree to stop search.] [Consolidation Coal Company Adler SPOTTE - says nothing more can be done, but open to suggestions.] Drilling operations continue. Bob Gregory on last night's efforts. Film shown, as drill efforts continue.
REPORTER: Nelson Benton; Bob Gregory reports

(Studio) Drilling halted for time; to begin again. Servicemen get leaves to join families. Some from Southeast Asia.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Benton, Nelson;
Cronkite, Walter;
Gregory, Bob

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