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60 minutes. The disaster that wasn't

Author: Deirdre Naphin Curran; Morley Safer; CBS News,
Publisher: New York, NY : Columbia Broadcasting System, 1998.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
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60 Minutes discusses a chemical spill that occurred on July 26, 1993 in Richmond, California, a suburb of San Francisco. Sulfuric acid was accidentally released by General Chemical workers unloading a railroad car. A toxic cloud drifted over residential neighborhoods and panic occurred. While 99.5% were not injured, lawyers and agents moved in and urged people to sign lawsuits against General Chemical regardless of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Television news programs
Online media
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Deirdre Naphin Curran; Morley Safer; CBS News,
OCLC Number: 950015511
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed April 15, 2016).
Description: 1 online resource (14 min.)
Other Titles: Disaster that wasn't
Sixty minutes
Responsibility: produced by Deirdre Naphin.

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60 Minutes discusses a chemical spill that occurred on July 26, 1993 in Richmond, California, a suburb of San Francisco. Sulfuric acid was accidentally released by General Chemical workers unloading a railroad car. A toxic cloud drifted over residential neighborhoods and panic occurred. While 99.5% were not injured, lawyers and agents moved in and urged people to sign lawsuits against General Chemical regardless of whether they were hurt or not. Morely Safer reports.

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