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In Depth (Capital Tunnel Dangers) #841013

NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 21, 2006
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Capitol: Lisa Myers) The danger for workers in the tunnels under Capitol Hill featured; video of falling concrete & asbestos powder shown; details given of warnings to Congress, which owns the tunnels, about the health risks; results of a lab test on the asbestos cited. [US Capitol tunnel supervisor John THAYER†- says we asked questions about our safety and they refused to answer.] [Tunnel WORKER – says he has breathing problems.] [Architect of the Capitol Alan HANTMAN†- says we’re trying to solve problems.] [Tunnel worker Christian RALEY†- says we have nowhere to go.]

Williams, Brian;
Myers, Lisa

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