CNN Evening News for Saturday, Aug 16, 2003
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.
(Studio: Andrea Koppel) The return of electricity to New York City reported.
(Times Square, New York City: Jason Carroll) The joint US-Canadian investigation into the cause of the massive blackout in the Northeast featured; details given of the investigation’s focus in Ohio; statement from FirstEnergy Corp., which owns transmission lines that failed, quoted. [Energy OFFICIAL – says we can’t say this won’t happen again until we know what happened.] [OFFICIAL – comments on outdated equipment.] [Cleveland Mayor Jane CAMPBELL- comments on the investigation.] New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s call for New York City residents to conserve electricity noted.
(Studio: Andrea Koppel) Report introduced.
(Greenwich Village, New York City: Jason Bellini) The return to normal for residents of Greenwich Village in New York City featured; details given about slow restaurant business because of the fear that food may have spoiled. [Three Greenwich Village RESIDENTS – comment on making it through the blackout.]
(Studio: Andrea Koppel) North American Electricity Reliability Council Michehl Gent’s warning that Detroit is still in danger of rolling blackouts, and the theory that power disruptions near Cleveland may have started the blackout noted.
(Studio: Andrea Koppel) More coverage of the blackout on tomorrow’s “Late Edition” noted.
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.