NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 05, 1968
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(Studio) West Virginia has hearing on Consolidated No. 9 mine disaster.
REPORTER: David Brinkley
(Fairmont, West Virginia) Miners testify. Miners and company officials say caught by surprise. [Miner Russell FOSTER - describes action at time of explosion.] [General Mine Supt. Lawrence RIGGS - recalls circumstances of catastrophe.] Company defends, miner criticizes safety practices.
REPORTER: Fred Briggs
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