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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.
REPORTER: John Hart

(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

Reporter(s):
Brinkley, David;
Delaney, Steve;
Hager, Robert;
Hart, John
Duration:
00:04:10

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