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Alaska / Oil Spill / NTSB Hearings #568567

NBC Evening News for Saturday, May 20, 1989
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(Studio: Maria Shriver) Report introduced.

(Anchorage, AK: Don Oliver) NTSB inquiry into Alaska oil spill from Exxon Corporation tanker featured; details given of new theory about cause of accident, scenes shown from investigatory meeting [US Coast Guard Commander Steven McCALL - says no information from Coast Guard would have helped Exxon Valdez.] [Third mate Gregory COUSINS, helmsman Robert KAGAN, second mate Lloyd LACANE - comment on ship's automatic pilot.] Efforts to clean oily beaches shown.

Shriver, Maria;
Oliver, Don

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