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West Virginia / Mine Explosion #970456

NBC Evening News for Friday, Apr 09, 2010
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Naoma, West Virginia: Tom Costello) The decreasing chances that the missing miners will be rescued from the Upper Big Branch coal mine in West featured; details given about the smoke inside the mine that forced the rescuers out.

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Naoma, West Virginia: Ron Mott) The stories of some of the victims presented; scenes shown of the funeral for Benny Willingham; photos shown of Carl Acord††, Steven Harrah††, Robert Clark††, Jason Atkins††, Roosevelt Lynch††, Deward Scott††, Cory Davis†. [Willingham’s daughter Michelle McKINNEY††; victims’ father/brother/uncle Tom DAVIS – comment.] [President OBAMA – reads a letter from Cory Davis to his wife.]

Williams, Brian;
Costello, Tom;
Mott, Ron

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