× The Vanderbilt Television News Archive is currently closed to in-person research. For the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus disease), visit vu.edu/coronavirus.
Search the Archive

Fires / New Orleans, Atlanta, Rome #461708

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 30, 1972
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.

(Studio) In New Orleans, Louisiana, 4 killed in high rise building fire yesterday. Today in Atlanta 9 died and 30 injured in fire in high rise home for elderly.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Atlanta, Georgia) Fire broke out on 7th floor Baptist Towers. [Resident - describes her rescue.] Cause of fire unknown.
REPORTER: Kenley Jones

(Studio) Atlanta and New Orleans bldgs. had no sprinkler systems. Systems not required by law. Chairperson President Commission on Fire Prevention says if states won't require sprinkler systems, federal government should. In Rome, Italy, explosion causes fire. 15 dead, 100 injured.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Rome, Italy) Police suspect existence of illegal fireworks factory in building which might have caused explosions.
REPORTER: Bernard Kaplan

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Jones, Kenley;
Kaplan, Bernard
Duration:
00:02:40

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.