ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 20, 1968
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio) Representative of West Virginia Department of Mines says no chance of getting 70 men trapped in coal mine out. Rescue workers to search for missing. Could be 10 days before rescue completed. 90 men in mine when explosions began. Fire, smoke and methane gas fill shafts. 21 reach safety. Families wait at mines. 1 of rescued was man whose father was killed in same mine November 13, 1954. Map shows mine location.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.