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A Nation of Victims (Risk-Takers) Part VII #725052

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.]

Williams, Brian;
O’Neil, Roger

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