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Alaska / Oil Spill / Trial #331807

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 20, 1990
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(Anchorage: John Blackstone) Criminal trial of Joseph Hazelwood, Exxon Valdez captain who was responsible for last year's oil spill in Prince William Sound, AK, reported; details given; scenes shown. [Prosecutor Brent COLE, Hazelwood attorney Richard MADSON - address jury.] Issue of how much alcohol Hazelwood had consumed discussed. [WITNESSES, third mate Gregory COUSINS, helmsman Robert KAGAN, chief mate James KUNKEL - comment on Hazelwood's behavior and describe night of accident.]

Blackstone, John;
Rather, Dan

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