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Japan / Earthquake and Tsunami / Nuclear Crisis #994392

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Mar 24, 2011
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Statistics on the dead and missing and the cost estimate after the earthquake in Japan cited.

(Tokyo: Robert Bazell) Concern about radiation in Tokyo’s water supply featured; details given about the government’s handout of bottled water to families with infants and the injuries to workers at the damaged nuclear plant; scenes shown of radioactive steam rising from the plant. [Mother Erika ONO‡, WOMAN {thru translator} - worry about the water.] [University of New Mexico Fred METTLER†- says he expects the workers to heal.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) The repairs to the Great Kanto Branch road in Japan in only 3 days reported; photos shown.

Williams, Brian;
Bazell, Robert

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