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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Aug 06, 2002
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(Studio: Matt Lauer) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pete Williams) Audiotapes recorded by FBI agent Stephen McArdle† during the attack on the World Trade Center featured; audiotapes played. [“New York Daily News” Greg SMITH††– comments on the tape.]

(Studio: Matt Lauer) Report introduced.

(New York: Robert Bazell) A study by the “Journal of the American Medical Association” measuring psychological stress suffered after the attack featured; details given of symptoms of post–traumatic stress disorder. [WTC survivor Judith FRANCIS‡- describes her memory of the attack.] [Research Triangle Institute Dr. William SCHLENGER†- says this is an important public health problem for the New York metropolitan area.]

Bazell, Robert;
Lauer, Matt;
Williams, Pete

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