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New York City Firemen Deaths / Kentucky Nightclub Fire / Arson and Organized Crime #500251

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 02, 1978
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(Studio) Deaths of 6 firemen in Brooklyn supermarket fire noted.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(NYC) Details given about fire and firemen's accident. Questions about fighting fire from roof of building noted. [WOMAN - asks about relative.]
REPORTER: Robert Hager

(Studio) Beverly Hills Supper Club fire in Newport, Kentucky, recalled. Findings of grand jury in probe of fire reported.
REPORTER: David Brinkley

(Studio) Testimony to Senate committee with regard to arson and organized crime noted.

(DC) Details given about business of arson in organized crime as described by Senator witness, convicted criminal Gary Bowdach. [BOWDACH - discusses organized crime use of business and employment of arson if business can't be sold at asking price.] Costs of arson to insurance companies stated. [Senator Chas.e PERCY - questions witness.] [BOWDACH - reports amount arsonist can make.]
REPORTER: Steve Delaney

Brinkley, David;
Delaney, Steve;
Hager, Robert;
Hart, John

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