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Oregon / Mt. Hood Rescue #847266

CBS Evening News for Friday, Dec 15, 2006
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The rescue efforts to find the three climbers missing on Oregon's Mt. Hood updated; scenes shown of the snowy weather there.

(Mt. Hood: Jerry Bowen) The halt of rescue efforts due to the weather conditions featured; details given from a handwritten note they left behind; photos shown of Kelly James, Brian Hall & Jerry Cooke†. [Air Force 304th Rescue Squadron Capt. Chris BERNARD†- reads the note.] [With the other wives, climber's wife Michaela COOKE†- comments.] [In a snow cave, wilderness survival instructor Greg DAVENPORT - comments on survival odds.] Snow cave diagram shown. The timetable for the resumption of rescue efforts discussed.

Couric, Katie;
Bowen, Jerry

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