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Oklahoma / Tornadoes #629867

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 05, 1999
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(Ramstein Air Base, Germany: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Studio: Brian Williams) The aftermath of the tornadoes in Oklahoma featured; scenes shown of tornado damage in Moore, OK.

(Midwest City, OK: Jim Cummins) The damage estimate in Oklahoma reported; details given of the concerns that the death toll will rise noted; scenes shown of the storm and the damages. [Medical EXAMINER - says over 100 people are still missing.] [PEOPLE - talks about finding belongings and the sound of the tornadoes; talk about the damage.] [Oklahoma County Emergency Management director David Van NOSTRAND - estimates the number of damaged homes.] [Moore, OK, police department sergeant Scott SINGER - says nobody else has been found alive or dead.] [Resident Verlen MARCHBANKS - says he was afraid someone would die near him.] [Resident Delma WHITAKER - talks about hiding in a cellar.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Midwest City, OK: Jim Avila) The beginning of the recovery efforts after the Oklahoma tornadoes reported; scenes shown of damaged buildings. [Businessman David TWINDALL - talks about storm damage and plans to reopen.] [FEMA director James Lee WITT - estimates time to rebuild.] [Home Depot store manager Trevor FARIA - says there is a drywall shortage.]

Avila, Jim;
Brokaw, Tom;
Cummins, Jim;
Williams, Brian

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