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Sunday Spotlight (Dying to Work) #776536

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 09, 2005
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(Studio: Terry Moran) Labor Department statistics on death among fishermen cited. The death of five New England fishermen when the Northern Edge scallop boat went down at sea off Nantucket reviewed; radio exchange between the Coast Guard & another boat played; details given about the government rules that put fishermen at danger during bad weather. [Rescued fisherman Pedro FURTADO††- describes what happened.] [Fishermen Kevin MELLO†, Ed MEZIAZEK‡- comment on the pressure to stay out at sea.] [Senator Edward KENNEDY, Coast Guard search & rescue Capt. Dave SPILLMAN†- talk about the training to keep fishermen alive.] [Victim's sister Lou Ann SULLIVAN‡- comments.]

Moran, Terry

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