ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 05, 1976
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(Studio) Interior Department holds hearings near Scotia Mine #1 where 2 fatal explosions recently occurred.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner
(Whitesburg, Kentucky) 2 explosions killed 26 in March. March 10 film shown. Public hearing held. [Admin., mining enforcement and safety, Robert BARRETT - asks if foreman knew that 2 men would be going in mine next a.m.] (Assistant foreman Arvil CORNETT - says didn't know of incident. Would have checked it if someone had told him.] Mine company attorney says inspectors not required to exam. inactive mine areas.
REPORTER: John Martin
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