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Utah / Mine Disaster #88293

ABC Evening News for Friday, Dec 21, 1984
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(Studio) Recap of 1st report
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Wilberg Mine, UT) Scenes shown. [MAN - reports deaths of 9 miners.] Diagram of mine shown, with details of rescue efforts. [2nd MAN - describes conditions in mine.] [Renea' CONOVER - hopes for husband's survival; prepares to face news of his death.] Greek Orthodox service for Alex Paulis shown. [Father, Ted PAULIS - still hopes.] [Paulis fiancee Cathy BUTTERS - is convinced Paulis is alive.]

(Studio) New fire noted having started since report filed. Promised El Salvador report said preempted by Utah report Upcoming items announced.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

Jennings, Peter;
Rose, Judd

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