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    CBS interview:Karen James- short version


    by CindyPDX

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    December 21st, 2006

    This is the "short version" of the Karen James interview that aired on the CBS Evening News 12/21/2006.

    Katie Couric of CBS Evening News Interviews Karen James, the widow of Kelly James.
    Kelly James, 48 years old, of Dallas, TX was found dead in a snow cave on Mount Hood, Oregon 12/17/2006 but was not brought down from the mountain or positively identified until Monday, December 18th, 2006.

    The other two climbers with Kelly James were Brian Hall, 37, from Dallas, Texas and Jerry "Nikko" Cooke, 36, from Brooklyn, N.Y.
    They have not been found and may not be found until spring.

    Read the related article here:

    See the LONGER version of this interview here:

    Or you can watch the longer version from link below.
    (**NOTE** not sure how long the video link will stay available online)
    The longer version of the interview was NOT aired on TV:

    Photo Essay from CBS here:

    A Picture slideshow showing some of the events found here on

    A musical flash video of various images of the news, webcams, Mount Hood related found here (takes a while to load):

    See a related video called:
    Mount Hood Tragedies (stranded on Mt Hood)