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CNN Evening News for Friday, Dec 08, 2006
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Rogue River, Oregon: Drew Griffin) CNN exclusive report on new evidence in the saga of the James Kim family that got lost in the wintry Oregon wilderness presented; scenes shown of the gate to the road the Kims took that had been vandalized allowing them to take to wrong road, from the spot where the family was stranded. [Blackbar Ranch owner John JAMES†, Josephine County sheriff's office Sgt. Joe KELLER†- show items left behind by the Kims after they got the car into a wide spot.] The topography {up & down terrain} of the roads in the area, the lack of signs at a three-way intersection, the difficulties of going through the area where the lodges are closed for the winter, how James Kim was lost & walked in a rambling manner discussed; Kim family photos shown.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with rural metro fire department's Luke Stone, who was involved in the search & rescue operation; scenes shown of the site where the Kims were stuck. [STONE - offers perspective on the challenges of the search for Mr. Kim in rugged terrain; states it is breathtaking what the Kims went through to stay alive.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Golden, Colorado: Rick Sanchez) Survival strategies for winter in the West featured; scenes shown from Golden, Colorado, where the reporter's car got stuck in the snow & walked for help; details given about the survival Rule of Three. [Ranger Golden Canyon State Park Dan WEBBER†- talks about the terrain.] [Survival expert Ranger Ken BRINK†- described what happens in hypothermia.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Griffin, Drew;
Sanchez, Rick

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