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Northeast / Power Outage / Schwartaw Interview / New York #735467

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Aug 14, 2003
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(New York: Aaron Brown) Live interview held with Security Awareness Co. Winn Schwartaw about the power outage in the Northeast. [SCHWARTAW†- says most probably the computer worm is not to blame for the power failure; explains how this is a "typical" outage that could have been caused by a bolt of lightning; says this kind of disaster is preventable if we have the mechanisms to isolate the problem.]

(New York: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(New York: Wolf Blitzer) How New Yorkers are coping with the loss of electricity reviewed; scenes shown of people on the streets during daylight after power went out.

(New York: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(New York: Peter Viles) How New Yorkers reacted to the crisis reviewed; scenes shown from on the 59th Street Bridge in New York City; details given about the calm with an edge to it while people wait for the power to return. [On the street, several PEOPLE - comment.]

(New York: Aaron Brown) The problems in communicating with other cities noted.

(Detroit: Eric Leaf) What is happening in Detroit during the power outage reviewed; scenes shown of the quiet downtown at night; details given of an example of price gouging.

Reporter(s):
Brown, Aaron;
Blitzer, Wolf;
Viles, Peter;
Leaf, Eric
Duration:
00:16:30

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