CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Dec 19, 2001
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(Studio: Dan Rather) The purchase in Louisiana of a new fire truck for the New York Fire Department reported; scenes shown of the new fire truck making a stop in Washington. (Note: brief loss of picture at 5:54:30.)
(Washington: Sharyl Attkisson) The recovery work of graduate student/paramedic Eric Jones at both the Pentagon and the ruins of the World Trade Towers after the September 11 attack on America featured; photographs from Ground Zero shown. [JONES - says he saw smoke at the Pentagon; says nothing could prepare him for what he saw at the crash site; says he was told to bring out the dead "with dignity"; describes what he saw at Ground Zero.]
(Studio: Dan Rather) The extinguishing of the main fires at Ground Zero 99 days after the September 11 attack on America reported; scenes shown of recovery work in Lower Manhattan.
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