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Las Vegas / Hotel Fire #267900

CBS Evening News for Friday, Nov 21, 1980
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(Studio) Fire in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, NV, reported; details given. 1977 fire in Beverly Hills supper club in Kentucky recalled.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Las Vegas, NV) Details of fire examined; films shown. [Survivor Wendy CHAWLA - can't find her husband.] Efforts by some to escape and fire fighters' instructions to them noted. [Rescue vol. C.J. NOVEMBER - comments.] [Hotel guest Terry HALL - describes experience.] [Rescue vol. John SCOTT - comments.] Billy Graham reported visiting survivors; details given. Hotel's background and criticism of safety alarms noted. [Clark Cnty. fire department Captain Ralph DINSMAN - comments.]
REPORTER: David Dow (KLAS-TV newstape)

(Studio) Hotel's opening recalled.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

Cronkite, Walter

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