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Oregon / Mt. Hood Search / Interviews #847371

CNN Evening News for Monday, Dec 18, 2006
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Hood River: Dan Simon) The search & rescue effort in Oregon for three climbers lost on Mt. Hood featured; scenes shown of the mountain; photos shown of climbers Kelly James, Brian Hall & Jerry Cooke†. [Brother of climber Frank JAMES - says his brother's body was identified.] [Hood River County Sheriff Joe WAMPLER†- says we still have two missing climbers & may have to do an avalanche-type search.] [Earlier, wife Michaela COOKE†- comments.] The fading optimism about finding the two climbers discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with Wampler & Air Force reserve searcher Derrick Brooks about the missing climbers. [WAMPLER - outlines the next steps in the search; comments on the in jury to Brooks' arm.] [BROOKS†- recounts bringing James's body back; sums up that we don't know what happened.]

(Studio: Jacqui Jeras) The weather forecast for the Mt. Hood area reviewed; weather map shown.

Cooper, Anderson;
Simon, Dan;
Jeras, Jacqui

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