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Drought / Midwest #116480

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Jun 29, 1988
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Chicago, Illinois: Chris Bury) Predictions of continued drought despite yesterday's rainfall in Midwest featured; scenes shown from several farms. [Farmer Tom SARBACHER - comments on rain.] [Farmer Don. BENOIT - calls rain a mere drop.] [Agriculture Department spokesperson Bob MORGAN - talks about drought's impact on farmers.] [NOAA weather forecaster Don. GILMAN - outlines upcoming weather.] Problems for barge traffic on Ohio and Mississippi rivers detailed; scenes shown. Banning of fireworks sales due to fire threat noted.

Reporter(s):
Bury, Chris;
Jennings, Peter
Duration:
00:01:50

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