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Amusement Park Safety #296943

CBS Evening News for Monday, May 14, 1984
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(Studio) Recent fire at New Jersey amusement park and resulting deaths recalled.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(NYC) Issue of safety in amusement park attractions such as that in New Jersey examined; details of that fire discussed. [Dora Alicia TORRES - describes scene.] [New Jersey state senate John CAUFIELD - notes inadequacy of state fire codes.] [Joseph BEYROUTEY - lists lack of safety features resulting in his child's death.] Injuries and deaths at amusement parks on annual basis outlined on screen; accident at Texas state fair ride last year cited as example [Consumer Prod. Safety Commission spokesperson Nancy Harvey STEORTS - cites void in state inspection programs of amusement parks.] [School OFFICIAL - asks student body to support ea. other in death of classmates.]
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg

Goldberg, Bernard;
Rather, Dan

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