ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 26, 1968
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(Studio) Another explosion hits Consolidation Coal Company Mine No. 9 in Mannington, West Virginia.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds
(Mannington, West Virginia) Rescue efforts described. Film shown. Sealing of mine a fear to residents. [President Consolidated Coal Company, John CORCORAN - explains position with regard to closing mine. Answering questions, says all possible efforts being made.] Thanksgiving food sent to families of trapped men. UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) district union buys the food. Atmosphere of despair grows. Irony of Thanksgiving season noted.
REPORTER: Don North
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