CNN Evening News for Friday, Aug 15, 2003
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(Times Square: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.
(Washington: Kathleen Koch) The aging power grids system examined. ["Energy Daily" publisher Llewellyn KING- says the system does not use new technology.] ["Wired" magazine Patrick DI JUSTO- talks about problems.] [Representative Edward MARKEY - says only the government can mandate a national standard.] [Deputy Energy Secretary Kyle McSLARROW- comments on the role of the private sector.] Map shown of potential trouble spots across the US.
(Times Square: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with Di Justo about the blackout. [With anchor, Di JUSTO - says something like this was bound to happen due to the power grid system, which is linked like the Internet; outlines the interconnectivity between countries & continents to share power.]
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