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Tennessee / Tornadoes / Cost of Disasters #626743

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jan 18, 1999
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Jackson, Tennessee: Bob Dotson) The aftermath of tornadoes in several west Tennessee counties featured; deaths noted; scenes shown from Jackson, Tennessee, of damage. [Charlie HARRIS, J.R. GRUBBS, Angela BRYANT - talk about the tornado.] [Vice President Al GORE - extends condolences.] [Donna MALONE - says she knew people who died.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Jackson, Tennessee: Jim Cummins) Effect of the tornadoes on one Jackson neighborhood featured. [Tornado victim Wilma KINMAR - talks about what she heard that night.] [Dwayne DICKERSON - says he saw nothing but pitch black.] [Robert WILSON - talks about letting people stay in his home.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Robert Hager) The high emotional cost of natural disasters featured; details given of study findings of depression after disasters. [Los Angeles earthquake victim Ashley COHEN - talks about panic attacks after surviving an earthquake.] [Psychologist Leland LIFT - says people in Grand Forks, North Dakota, are still suffering emotionally.] [Medical University of South Carolina Dr. Dean KILPATRICK - says some of Hurricane Hugo victims still can't watch weather forecasts.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Cummins, Jim;
Dotson, Bob;
Hager, Robert

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