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Anthrax Investigation / Connecticut Death #653520

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 21, 2001
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(New York: Robert Bazell) The death of Oxford, Connecticut, resident Ottilie Lundgren from inhalation anthrax featured. [Pastor Richard MIESEL - says Lundgren's death is evidence of "a broken world".] [Connecticut Governor John ROWLAND - says Lundgren's mail is being inspected.] [CDC (Centers for Disease Control) Dr. Julie GERBERDING - says the Lundgren case is "confusing".] [University of Minnesota Dr. Michael OSTERHOLM - says Lundgren's steps should be easy to trace.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pete Williams) Evidence that the anthrax-contaminated letter sent to Senator Patrick Leahy was misdirected to the State Department reported; details given of traces of anthrax found at the Department of Education and NASA. [US Postal Inspection Service Dan MIHALKO - says the misdirection kept the letter away from another Senate office.] [State Department spokesman Richard BOUCHER - says there were concerns about an anthrax letter being sent to Secretary of State Colin Powell.]

Bazell, Robert;
Brokaw, Tom;
Williams, Pete

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