NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jul 23, 1981
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(Studio) Collapse of suspended walkways in Hyatt Regency hotel in Kansas City, Missouri, last Friday recalled; hotel reported removing 3rd walkway today without notice to city officials or victims' families.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(Kansas City, Missouri) Criticism of hotel's action as possibly hampering investigation noted; response of Hallmark Cards, the hotel owner, and partial owner Crown Center Redevelopment Corporation noted. [Attorney Lynn JOHNSON - describes findings as illustrated on diagram.] [Mayor Richard BERKLEY - notes impression left by hotel removing 3rd skybridge in the middle of the night.] Collapse of portion of hotel's roof during construction said allegedly not linked with Friday's disaster; photos shown.
REPORTER: Roger O'Neil