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Gulf of Mexico / Oil Rig Explosion #971389

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 22, 2010
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The sinking of the oil rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico reported.

(Belle Chasse, Louisiana: Ron Mott) The oil rig disaster updated; photos shown of the burning Deepwater Horizon rig; details given about the search for the 11 missing men and environmental concerns involving leaking oil and diesel. [Transocean Adrian ROSE†- says the men may not have been able to evacuate.] [US Coast Guard chief rescue swimmer Kurt PETERSON†- describes the scene at the rig.] [Coast Guard R/Adm. Mary LANDRY†- explains what is on the surface of the water.]

Williams, Brian;
Mott, Ron

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