CBS Evening News for
Monday, Feb 22, 1971


Headline: Mississippi / Tornadoes

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Summary:

(Studio) More than 80 killed by tornadoes in Mississippi Delta region.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Mississippi) Film shows tornado aftermath. [Mrs. Elisa SCOTT - describes seeing tornado coming.]
REPORTER: Foster Davis

(Inverness, Mississippi) Inverness nearly totally destroyed. [Mrs. Alma SPENCER - says can't live inhouse , have to move out.] Salvage and clean-up begins.

(Little Yazoo, Mississippi) Little Yazoo nearly totally destroyed. [Nelson SCROGGINS - identifies destroyed bldings.]
REPORTER: David Dick

(Studio) White House declares region disaster area.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

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Program Time:05:43:20 pm - 05:46:50 pm. Duration: 03:30
Reporters:Cronkite, Walter; Davis, Foster; Dick, David
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Broadcast Type:Evening News Segment Type: News Content
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Record Number:215058