NBC Evening News for Saturday, Oct 22, 1994
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Zion National Park, Utah: Roger O’Neil) A look at people who become victims after taking extraordinary risks by venturing into the backcountry presented; details given about a lawsuit resulting from a rappelling accident in which two scout leaders drowned in torrential creek waters. [Zion National Park supt. Don FALVEY- says a lot of park visitors are not prepared for climbing.] [Attorney Robert CLARK- says the park did not give the scouts enough information.] [Professional guide Robert TURVILLE- says the scouts did not have the necessary skills.] [National Park Service Asst. Chief Ranger Dick MARTIN, author Charles COOK – comment on restricting access to dangerous areas.]
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