NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 18, 2001
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Washington: Robert Hager) Federal plan to give emergency workers' cell phone calls priority over regular users' calls during a major emergency reported; scenes shown from New York City of cell telephone users watching the World Trade Center attack. [Caller Jen RUTH - says she left a message for her mother.] [Arlington, Virginia, fire department George WILLIAMS - says he needed his cell telephone in order to get and give information quickly.] [NCS deputy manager Brenton GREEN - says the plan can be done with minimal interference for regular customers.]
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