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Nightline: Target: The Towers #647500

ABC Special for Friday, Feb 26, 1993

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Live coverage of the current situation following a bomb blast in New York's World Trade Center parking garage earlier today, including:

  • Interviews by Ted Koppel (ABC) with Deputy Assistant FBI Director Skip Brandon, acting NYC Mayor Norman Steisel, NYC Fire Commissioner Carlos Rivera, and building mechanic Fred Ferby.
  • On the scene report by Morton Dean (ABC).
  • Taped segment with Jeff Greenfield (ABC), J. Rock Tonkel of St. Vincent's Hospital, Scott Salem, WABC news anchor Greg Hurst, and unidentified others.
  • Taped segment with Jim Hickey (ABC), architect Peter Samton, engineer John Hennessy, and unidentified others.
  • Taped segment introduced by Jeff Greenfield (ABC) re: school children in the building at the time of the explosion with chaperon Milly Rodriguez, teacher Annamarie Tesoriero, student Selina Colon, and parent Desiree Wright.

  • Reporter(s):
    Dean, Morton (ABC);
    Koppel, Ted (ABC);
    Greenfield, Jeff (ABC);
    Hickey, Jim (ABC)

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