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Lightning #300331

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 10, 1985
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(DC) Jason Findley's death from lightning while talking on telephone said illustrating lightning's capacities. [New Jersey detective Ron DONNELLY - describes Findley's death.] [Wilma FINDLEY - recalls finding son.] [Brian DONNELLY - recalls similar incident happening to him during phone conversation in lightning storm.] [New Jersey Bell spokesperson Ted SPENCER - acknowledges inability to guarantee company's lack of responsibility.] [Prof. Martin YEWMAN - explains lightning's ability to kill via telephone.] [George WOOD - describes his shock while on phone.] Extent of Wood's injuries and basis of his lawsuit against Mountain Bell outlined. [Wilma FINDLEY - feels telephone company should actively warn customers
REPORTER: Bruce Morton.]

Morton.], Bruce;
Rather, Dan

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