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Pennsylvania / Trapped Coal Miners #706819

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Jul 27, 2002
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(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Report introduced.

(Quecreek†, Pennsylvania: Lee Cowan) The rescue efforts to free nine trapped Pennsylvania coal miners featured; scenes shown from the Quecreek drilling area; animated diagrams shown. [Governor Mark SCHWEIKER†, assistant Secretary of Labor Dave LURISKI†, Pennsylvania Bureau of Deep Mining Safety Joe SBAFFONI†, miner Roger SCHAFFER†- talk about the rescue operation.]

(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Report introduced.

(New York: Paul Moniz†) The 1972 coal mine fire in Kellogg, Idaho, featured; scenes & photos shown. [LAURISKI - recalls the Sunshine Mine rescue.] [In 1972, miner Don FLORY†- comments on his rescue.]

Cowan, Lee;
Mitchell, Russ;
Moniz, Paul

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