NBC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 26, 1978
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(Studio) Problem of unsafe bridges in United States outlined; consideration of solution to problem in Congress noted. Film report on bridge situation around Pittsburgh shown; extent of problem there, because of Allegheny, Monongahela and Ohio Rivers and- mount in Allegheny Cnty. and need for bridges to provide passage, examined. [Cnty. commissioner Robert PIERCE, Junior - lists problems in bridge maintenance, include political concerns. Comments on fed. government's role in bridge maintenance.] Pierce's pessimism with regard to government action prior to bridge catastrophe noted.
REPORTER: Jessica Savitch
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