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Mine Disasters / Senate #487617

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 24, 1976
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(Studio) Senator Labor Committee studies Kentucky mine disasters.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Partridge, Kentucky) 26 killed at Scotia Coal Company mine from 2 blasts.
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(DC) 2 coal miners say work went on at mine even when methane level reached 5%. [Miner Glen STRUGILL - describes device that detects gas.] [Miner Everett BOGGS - explains how monitoring device can be bypassed.] [Senator Harrison WILLIAMS - asks questions.] Mine owners say miner's testimony fabricated. Scotia Mine Company cited for 1200 federal violations in Past 6 years
REPORTER: Robert Hager

Chancellor, John;
Hager, Robert

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