ABC Evening News for Friday, Nov 29, 1968
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(Studio) Decision made to seal Mine No. 9 of Consolidation Coal Company, at Mannington, West Virginia. All hopes for trapped miners abandoned.
REPORTER: Sam Donaldson
(Mannington, West Virginia) Film shown. Report given of preparations to seal mine. Company officials, UMW (United Mine Workers of America, International Union) state and federal authorities make decision. Search efforts noted. Mine runs between town of Farmington and Mannington. Sealing procedure described. Grieving families end vigil.
REPORTER: Don North
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