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Pennsylvania / Trapped Coal Miners / The Rescue #706853

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jul 28, 2002
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(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Johnstown: John Yang) The stories from the miners rescued after being trapped in a flooded Pennsylvania mine featured; scenes shown from of the miners coming up in the rescue car; animated diagram. [Rescued miner Blaine MAYHUGH†- describes what happened in the mine & how the men kept warm.] [Wife Leslie MAYHUGH†- comments.]

(Studio: Carole Simpson) Report introduced.

(Somerset, Pennsylvania: Lisa Sylvester) The rescue operation reviewed; scenes shown from the shaft drilling site. [Governor Mark SCHWEIKER†, Pennsylvania Bureau of Deep Mine Safety Joe SBAFFONI†, Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center Dr. Russell DUMIRE†, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection David HESS†- comment on the plight of the miners & the rescue procedures.]

Simpson, Carole;
Sylvester, Lisa;
Yang, John

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