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Mississippi River / Midwest Flooding #148718

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 12, 1993
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(Saint Louis: Peter Jennings) The flooding from the Mississippi River in Saint Charles County, Missouri, featured; scenes shown to illustrate how all this water got here. [Sheriff Ray RONYON - explains why the river people stay.]

(Quincy, Illinois: Linda Pattillo) The determination in Quincy, Illinois, to keep this last of 14 bridges on the Mississippi open featured; scenes shown of the sandbagging operation. [Quincy Mayor Chuck SCHOLZ - cites importance of the bridge to the city's economy.] [Three VOLUNTEERS - comment.]

(Saint Louis: Peter Jennings) View of economists that the flood will not have major impact on the nation's food prices reported.

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Pattillo, Linda
Duration:
00:04:40

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