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Kansas City / Hotel Disaster #72737

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 20, 1981
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(Studio) Kansas City's efforts to recover from recent tragedy at Hyatt Regency hotel noted.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel

(Kansas City, Missouri) Impact on families of Robert and Mary Tory, Gerald Rawl and Jim Palozzi by their deaths in hotel disaster cited as example of city's ordeal details given, backgrounds of victims noted, individual family mbrs. named in report
REPORTER: David Garcia

(Kansas City, Missouri) Authorities' efforts to determine cause of accident examined; films shown. [Hyatt president Pat FOLEY - defs. strength of walkways.] Differing opinion of Jack Gillum president of structural engineering firm responsible for walkways' design, noted; anticipated release of information garnered from investigations so far mentioned.
REPORTER: Jim Hickey

Garcia, David;
Hickey, Jim;
Koppel, Ted

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