ABC Evening News for
Tuesday, Dec 13, 1977


Headline: Disasters / Rhode Island Fire / Houston Tornado / Nuclear Explosions

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(Studio) Report on fire at college dorm in providence, Rhode Island.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

(No location given) Details with regard to fire at providence College. [WOMAN - describes witnessing fire.] Firemen's speculation as to cause of fire cited. School closed till after Christmas.
REPORTER: Bill Stewart (WPRI and WCVB newsfilm)

(Houston, Texas) Report on damage done by tornado which swept through Houston, Texas. Experience of Manuel Hernandez and wife noted. [Attorney Robert WEST - describes experience.] Only death reported so far is that of construction worker Billy Hester.
REPORTER: Charles Murphy

(Studio) Report on explosion at nuclear power plant at Waterford, Connecticut, and escape of some radioactivity.
REPORTER: Barbara Walters

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Program Time:05:45:20 pm - 05:48:20 pm. Duration: 03:00
Reporters:Murphy, Charles; Stewart, Bill; Walters, Barbara
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Record Number:46882