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New York, New York / Ground Zero / Smoke Hazard #652021

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 20, 2001
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.

(New York: Lee Cowan) The longest-ever burning fire at a building site in New York City at the World Trade Center ruins and concerns about the effects that the toxins in the smoke have on nearby residents and recovery workers examined; scenes shown of smoke rising from Ground Zero. [Resident Catherine McVAY-HUGHES - says the smoke is constant; says she has trouble breathing; says she gets a lot of dust in spite of air filters and sealed windows.] [Firefighters' Union Mike CARTER - says he thought he would suffocate near Ground Zero.] [New York University School of Medicine George THURSTON - says the weather could make pollution worse.]

Cowan, Lee;
Rather, Dan

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