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Anthrax Investigation / Mail Recovery Costs #652221

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Nov 08, 2001
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report that 32,000 people were put on antibiotics due to possible exposure to anthrax reported.

(Washington: Jim Stewart) The continuing investigation into the source of the anthrax-tainted letters sent to politicians and media personalities reported; details given of the release of information from an FBI profiler about a suspect. [Former FBI profiler Gregg McCRARY - says an American- born person may be behind the anthrax attacks.]

(Studio: Dan Rather) The request from the United States Postal Service for a 5 billion bailout package to recover costs caused by the anthrax contaminations reported.

(Bellmawr, New Jersey: Lee Cowan) Concerns about the safety of postal facilities affected by the anthrax contamination examined. [Postmaster General John POTTER - says everything possible to protect the lives of postal workers and customers.] [American Postal Workers Union Thomas WOODFORD - comments.] [Columbia University Jeanne STELLMAN - says the postal machines have been cleaned by compressed air.] 911 tape played from anthrax victim postal worker Thomas Morris. [Postal worker Dennis O'NEAL - says he tends not to believe Postal Service management.]

Reporter(s):
Cowan, Lee;
Rather, Dan;
Stewart, Jim
Duration:
00:04:40

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