Nightly News   |  September 30, 2011

New photos of Washington Monument rappelling team

We've been following them all week: the daring four-person crew inspecting the top of the Washington Monument for earthquake damage. NBC’s Savannah Guthrie reports.

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>>> we have been following them all week. the daring four-person crew inspecting the washington monument for earthquake damage. they finished their work today and we got new views of the high wire act . they removed more loose pieces of stone which has been their top priority since those pieces could injure or kill someone if they fell.