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Poison Gas / Train #234840

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jun 13, 1974
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(Studio) 1000s flee homes in Norman, Moore, and Oklahoma City to escape gas from derailed train.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) Derailed cars shown. Phosphorous tri-chloride gas escaped into air. National Guard and highway patrol seal off area and conduct evacuation. [Evacuee Mrs. W. A. CARROLL - tells of seeing cloud of gas.] Parts of towns shown. Workers around wreckage treated for burns. Sand poured in ruptured gas barrels. Chem. experts fly in to direct operations.
REPORTER: Tony Clark (KW-TV)

(Studio) Evacuees return to homes.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Mudd, Roger

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